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Memorial Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery

13001 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX

A MESSAGE FROM THE FAMILY

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OBITUARY

Joel "J.R." Rafael Sanchez

February 21, 1971September 1, 2020
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Joel “J.R.” Rafael Sanchez, 49, of Katy passed away on September 01, 2020. Joel was born to Lupe and Ramiro Sanchez in 1971. Joel attended C.E. King High School. He was a loving and devoted husband and father and he valued family above all else. For the last 15 years he was a loyal employee and manager with Academy Sports and Outdoors in Katy, Texas. He loved to fish, kayak and volunteer for his children’s school band whenever possible. He is preceded in death by his brother Leandro “Junior” Sanchez. He is survived by his loving wife Dolly and 4 beautiful children, Anthony Joel Sanchez, Jacob Ramiro Sanchez, Liliana Alexis Sanchez and Paula Elizabeth Sanchez, his parents Lupe and Ramiro Sanchez and his sister Cynthia Medellin. The pallbearers that will be honoring the family with their services are Carlo Medellin, Cody Vela, John Thomas, Aaron Salinas, Stephen Sistos, Mario Rodriguez, Edward Maldonado and Seth Chamberlain. Committal services will be held on Saturday 09/19 at 11:00 am at Memorial Oaks Cemetery. If guests and loved ones prefer not to send flowers they may donate to a go fund me set up on behalf of the family at https://gf.me/u/ywc2uc

Services

  • Committal Service

    Saturday, September 19, 2020

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Joel "J.R." Rafael Sanchez

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Rachel Frith

September 9, 2020

Virgil and Rachel Frith

September 8, 2020

Here are a couple of photos that my husband and I would like to share with everyone! JR and my husband Stacey were best friends and this has been very hard for us! Rest in paradise cousin we sure do miss you!

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