After His Wife’s Death in Walmart Mass Shooting, El Paso Man With No Other Immediate Family Invites Public to Her Funeral

A man whose wife of 22 years was killed in the El Paso, Texas shooting is inviting the public to her funeral services because he has no other family in the area, a funeral home said Tuesday.

“Mr. Antonio Basco was Married for 22yrs to his wife Margie Reckard, He had no other family. He welcomes anyone to attend his Wife’s services,” Perches Funeral Home in El Paso wrote Tuesday in a Facebook post that has been shared nearly 10,000 times as of Wednesday morning.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.