OBITUARY

Jose Rodriguez Garza

June 7, 1966April 7, 2013

Jose Rodriguez Garza, 46, of Mertzon, Texas went to be with the Lord on Sunday April 7, 2013 in Mertzon. The graveside service will be at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Mertzon Cemetery in Mertzon, Texas with Pastor Mark Smith officiating. Arrangements are by Johnson’s Funeral Home. Jose was born June 7, 1966 in Del Rio, Texas to Florencio S. and Maria De Los Angeles Rodriguez Garza. He worked at the Concho Valley Council of Governments as a 911 coordinator. Jose also worked for the Irion County Sheriff’s department as a dispatcher. Jose was a licensed EMT/EMS and was on the Irion County Child Welfare Board. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mertzon and he loved his church family. He was on walk to Emmaus # 1427 and enjoyed his Emmaus family as well. Some of the many things he enjoyed in his spare time were working with leather, fishing, woodworking, making hand crosses from various kinds of wood and spending time with friends and his dog “Chiao.” Jose was a loving son, nephew, cousin and friend and we will dearly miss him. He was preceded in death by his parents. Jose is survived by his brother, Marcos Antonio Lopez Rodriguez; his Sister, Lucila Rodriguez and her husband Ezequiel; his nephews, Noe Rodriguez and Mark Jonathan Lopez Perez; his Nieces, Nohemi Sampson and her husband Earl, Maria Hernandez and her husband Alberto, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Sierra and Savanna Sampson and Mikeyla and Briana Hernandez and Esmeralda Gutierrez; his Uncles, Eliazar Garza, Sr. and his wife Maria Elena, Indelacio Garza and Javier Verastegi; his Aunts, Elsa Verastegi and her husband Rojelio De La Torre and Elvia Campo Real and her husband Daniel. Also surviving him are his cousins, Eliazar Garza, Jr. and his daughter Sophia, Lina Garza and her children, A.J. and Olivia, Fernando Garza and his child Brit and David Garza. Pallbearers for the service will be Bill Taylor, Zack Vaughn, David Olivan, Jacob Lopez, Jeff Lopez, Neil Brown, Eliazar Garza, Jr. and Jodie Matthews. Honorary Pallbearers for the service will be Eliazar Garza, Sr., Dan McClung, Doug Keys and W.A. Estes. Donations may be made to Irion County Child Welfare Board, Children’s Miracle Network or a charity of your choice. Family and friends may sign an online register book at www.johnsons-funeralhome.com.

Services

  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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Barbara Rathmell

April 29, 2013

I will miss Jose a lot. We have been friends since I lived in Mertzon. Rest in Peace my friend

Kayla Wagner

April 15, 2013

My prayers and thoughts are with the family. May God comfort you all in the tough days ahead. Jose will be missed and remembered by many.

April 12, 2013

I am deeply sadden to hear that we've lost you Jose, You were a Great person, had a Big Heart and a wonderful personality...I'm more sadden that I did not know of your passing until today, 4/12/13. You will be GREATLY missed, so glad I got to know you....R.I.P, Prayers to the family. With Deepest Sympathy, Love Stella Salinas(McCulloch County Jail)

April 12, 2013

A great caring person in our community has been lost. We should all give back as much as Jose did to our community. Scooter Scott

April 11, 2013

Jose was such a great person. His volunteer heart was willing to do whatever it took to help his little community of Mertzon and Irion County. He will be greatly missed and leaves a huge gap for all of us to fill. Joyce Gray

Kari Colvin

April 11, 2013

I was blessed enough to get to know Jose. What a wonderful man he was. He was greatly loved and will truly missed. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
Kari Colvin

Angela Perdue

April 10, 2013

Jose, we will miss you dearly! Your smile, laugh, jokes! I'm blessed to have known you! We have good memories together! RIP my friend. Love you!

Maria Brooks

April 10, 2013

God Bless you Mr. Garza. Rest in peace. I hope our Hospice of San Angelo made you as comfortable as you could be and now God will take care of you.

Stuart Peters

April 10, 2013

We will miss you.

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April 10, 2013

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