FORMER Quezon City legislator Actor Herminio “Butch” Bautista died Monday while undergoing medical treatment at the Philippine Heart Center. He was 82.
Bautista, the father of QC Mayor Herbert Bautista, was first elected barangay chair of Barangay Sacred Heart before becoming a city councilor in 1988 during the term of former Mayor Brigido Simon Jr..
He started his acting career in 1956 and later became director of several movies during the 1960’s up to mid the 70’s. Aside from Herbert, the former city councilor is survived by his Quezon City councilor son Hero and actress Harlene.
Bautista’s remains lie in state at the Loyola Memorial Chapel along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City.