OBITUARY

Santiago Paz

April 20, 1956May 5, 2021
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Santiago Paz passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at the age of 65, at home surrounded by his loving family. Senior Sergeant Santiago Paz joined the Metropolitan Transit Authority, Metro Police Department, Harris County, Texas in 1985. He attended and graduated from the Harris County Sheriff’s Academy in 1987. During his tenure with the department, his assignments included Patrol, Backgrounds, Criminal Investigation, CST/Hot Spots, and HOV/Motors Division. These assignments were carried out in the utmost dedication to duty and service. He was a born leader and carried himself as such. He was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. In life, he was a dedicated family man who enjoyed spending time with his wife, son, and extended family members; cheering on his Dallas Cowboys; being an avid softball player for various leagues; BBQ gatherings demonstrating his DJ skills with his vast love of music. Santiago is preceded in death by his mother Guadalupe Paz and daughter Jacqueline Paz. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Maria Teresa and son Marcos Santiago. He leaves behind his father Fidencio Paz, sisters Sylvia (Bruce) Blouin, Diana (Santiago) Cantu, Belinda (Robert) Perez, and brother, John (Letty) Paz; brothers in law, Rumaldo (Dina) Rodriguez Jr., Francisco (Diane) Rodriguez; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was an inspiration and mentor to his family, friends and co-workers who are left to cherish fond memories of love, and laughter.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, May 29, 2021

  • Reception

    Saturday, May 29, 2021

Memories

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Pablo Muniz

June 6, 2021

Brownsville High School last graduating class of 1974 ,I was fortunate to know Santiago where we we in the ROTC in the drill team along his future brother on laws. He was a nice person and easy to like always had his smile. Rest in Peace God speed. Pablo Muniz III

Brian Hitt

May 21, 2021

One of a kind man.
One of a kind friend.

I will miss you buddy !
Brian Hitt Sr.

Gina Paz

May 19, 2021

My most deepest heartfelt condolences to all of the Paz family.... he was and will always be my son’s uncle. He was always a respectable man. Never showed any type of negative energy. He always joked and never in a bad mood. I will keep his entire family in my prayers especially Terry and Marcos.

J.C. GONZALEZ

May 17, 2021

My most heartfelt condolences to the entire Paz family during this very difficult time ,My thoughts and prayers are with you, God Bless .

Ofc. J.C.Gonzalez
Metro P.D. (Retired)

Santiago Cantu jr

May 15, 2021

Jimmy was my brother in law he was a very good friend and he never showed anything but respect to me in all the years I knew him really a great guy will be missed may he rest in peace. Capt. Jimmy and Diana Cantu

Chuck Buzbee

May 11, 2021

Santiago always had a warm smile and a calm presence. We will miss him greatly.

Joe Lee Rubio

May 10, 2021

Jimmy Paz was my cousin, I have fond memories of him when he grew up next to our grandparents. My deepest heartfelt condolences.

Mike raney

May 8, 2021

One of the best leaders and sgt i ever had the pleasure to serve with. He will be missed. My sincere condolonces to the family

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