Juan Manuel Morales

December 8, 1946December 1, 2018

Juan Manuel Morales, whose greatest love was serving the Lord Jesus Christ for the past 38 years, went to be in His presence on Saturday, December 1, 2018. He had been retired for the past few years but had previously been employed by The Halliburton Company for 35 years followed by eight years with Texas A&M University. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Olga Rios Morales, who was the love of his life; he also has two sons, Manuel Morales (Jim Mitchell) from Dallas, Texas and Johnny Morales (Ben Davis) of Dallas, Texas. He was a proud grandfather of the following grandchildren—Jonathan David Morales (Selena) from Arlington, Texas; Christopher Daniel Morales (Savannah) from Cedar Hill, Texas; Gabriella Evonne Morales from Dallas, Texas; and Jessica Mercedes Morales from Mansfield, Texas; and great grandfather of Julian Manuel Morales—siblings Delores Morales, Gloria Vittonel, Jose Angel Morales, Michael Morales (Victoria), Jenna Overacker (Jon), Paul Morales (Martha) and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by Jaime Morales, father; Paulina Gomez, mother; and Jaime Morales, brother; and Mariah Faith Morales, great granddaughter. Viewing will be from 6pm – 8pm, Thursday, December 6, 2018, at Southwest Harvest Church, Duncanville, Texas. A memorial service will be held at Southwest Harvest Church, Duncanville, Texas, at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018. Interment will follow at Grand Prairie Memorial Gardens in Grand Prairie, Texas. Ministers officiating the services are Mike Morse, Chris Gutierrez and Mark Lovato. Pallbearers are Jonathan D. Morales, Christopher Daniel Morales, Alfredo M. Acarto, Roy Vittonel, Jr., Joshua Morales, Paul Morales, Jr., Delino Morales, Robert Cobb, Jr., and honorary pallbearers Justin Cobb and Tyler Cobb. Music by Gabriel Martinez


  • Visitation Thursday, December 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, December 7, 2018

Juan Manuel Morales

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Leopoldo Gonzalez

December 6, 2018

Primo, I have great memories of our youth in our teens, especially on Sunday afternoons when we would drive to Somerville to play basketball as we had the gym to ourselves. Later on, I enjoyed driving to the Fire Training School at A&M to chat. I know where you are, as I know the kind of men you were. I hope I can follow your example and be there someday. Olga, Vera and I are thinking of you.

Curt Hadaway

December 6, 2018

I did not have the pleasure of meeting Mr. Morales. I have however known his children for many years. We instantly became friends and are people I now call family. All of which are loving, generous, caring, wonderful, people. One does not have to shake a mans hand, to know who he was. Mr. Morales’s legacy speaks for itself. God bless his family. I’m proud and blessed to know them.

Gloria Morales

December 4, 2018

Manuel well known to me as (Sunny)My oldest and Loved brother of a family of 8 total brothers and sisters.This picture is how I remember you the most,handsome and head strong.Became a man of God and Loved and respected by many.As you grow you leave your family ,but a bit of your heart stays.It did with me and I will never forget our phone calls,he would always say is this my little sister.I will miss you always,but I am comforted knowing that a little piece of your heart is within me.This is not goodbye,But see you when my time comes.