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Earthman Baytown Funeral Home

3919 Garth Road, Baytown, TX

OBITUARY

Manuel H. Molina

August 6, 1951August 11, 2019
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Manuel H. Molina, 68, of Baytown, Texas died on August 11, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born on August 6, 1951 to the late Simon and Juanita Molina. Manuel was a loving, devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. Manuel was proud to be a faithful member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. He loved bowling and watching the Texans and Astros play ball.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Robert DeLeon; brother and sister-in-law, Simon and Patricia Molina; son, Manuel O. Molina, Jr. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Gloria Molina; daughter, Alexia Denise Molina and her husband Jason; grandchildren, Yulyssa, Jeremiah, Sabrina and Hannah Montgomery; step-grandchildren, Adrian and Alyssa Blanco, Andrew Morales, Andrea Zermeno and Mackenzie Blanco, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. at Earthman Baytown Funeral Home, 3919 Garth Road, Baytown, Texas 77521 on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. A rosary will be recited at 7:00pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 1124 Beech Street, Baytown, TX 77520 on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Earthman Memory Gardens, 8624 Garth Road, Baytown, TX 77521.

Serving as pallbearers: Jeremiah Montgomery, Billy Ray Nichols, Gary Dixon, Ron Smith, Wade Greathouse and Lonnie Collins. Honorary pallbearers: Simon Molina, III, Enrique DeLeon and Robert DeLeon, Jr.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jeremiah Montgomery
  • Geno Rodriguez
  • Art Arizmendi
  • Ron Smith
  • Ralph Molina
  • Lonnie Collins
  • Simon Molina, III, Honorary
  • Enrique DeLeon, Honorary
  • Robert DeLeon, Jr., Honorary

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, August 15, 2019

Memories

Manuel H. Molina

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Dee Herrera

August 18, 2019

Denise and family. Again I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. I always enjoyed working with your Dad. He was always the sweetest and kindness friend. Will miss him so much. Hugs and prayers to you.

Paul Lucero

August 14, 2019

Gloria and the entire Molina Family. Please accept my deepest condolences. I had the privilege of meeting Manuel and Gloria for the first time when they attended My father in law Joe Molina's 60th surprise birthday party. Since that time, they made regular trips to Phoenix to visit Joe and Virginia and even though I am an in- law, Manuel always called me Primo like I was his blood. His humor was infectious and my jaw was always sore from the non-stop laughter when he visited. Gonna miss you Primo and all the fun times!

Teresa Alaniz-Leon

August 13, 2019

I can't believe you're gone Tio! Growing up and staying at your house was never a dull moment! I'll always remember calling and you asking, "Who's this?" And I'd say, "It's me, your niece!" You'd laugh and say, "My niece? Nooo my knees are right here!" It was always a joke we had between each other. I love you Tio Manuel and Thank you for always coming by to check on me. That is something that I'll cherish forever.

Cathy Lucero

August 13, 2019

Oh my cousin Manuel; what a character and a presence! You sure made it a point to let us know when you were around. I loved your laugh and that twinkle in your eye when you were teasing me or someone else. I mean that with all the love in my heart. I can't count how many times you told me how good looking you were and how many times you told me that you were the original "Manuel Molina". My cousin, I will miss you so much. I have comfort knowing you are at peace and that you are with your loved ones. I will forever remember the good times and how special you made them just by being with us. My condolences to Gloria and Family. Manuel was one of a kind and will be greatly missed. I'm sorry we are not able to be with you but know that our hearts, prayers and love are with you through these difficult times. We are forever family! Love, Cathy and Paul Lucero ~Glendale, AZ

Manuel Molina

August 13, 2019

Gloria and Molina family! My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time! Primo Manuel is now at peace and with his Dad Simon and my dad Joe Molina and my two brothers Henry Molina and my brother David Molina! I’ll never forget the first time Manuel met my wife Yvonne at my house! He told her that he was the original Manuel and that I was the generic or cheap version and to never forget that! To this day we still laugh at that! God Bless you Primo and May you Rest In Peace! Love you!!!! Manuel Molina the generic version and Yvonne, Andres and Alexis!

Mary Peralta Molina

August 13, 2019

My deepest condolences to you, Gloria and the entire family. Manuel meant so much to Henry & I and will be remembered as the One & Only PRIMO! Love you very much! Mary

Maria Louisa Garcia

August 12, 2019

A family is a circle of love, not broken by a loss, but made stronger by the memories of my Tio Manuel. We are forever blessed that God connected us to you Tio. You always made everyone laugh at your corny jokes.

Rest In Peace Tio..
your neice Maria Louisa Garcia

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