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Joel Flores Sr.

August 24, 1967 — April 26, 2021

Joel Flores Sr., 53, passed peacefully from this life on April 26, 2021.  He was born to the late Pablo Flores, Sr. and San Juanita Flores on August 24, 1967 in Harlingen, Texas.

Joel was a self-employed plumber by trade.  He was a Christian and a member of Trinity Gospel Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Pablo Sr. and San Juanita Flores, and a brother, Pablo Flores, Jr.

Left to treasure his memory is his wife, Nora Flores; children, Yolanda Flores (Frank), Yvonne Flores Cottrell (Steven), Joel Flores, Jr. (Alcina), Melissa Flores Zuniga (Matt), Melanie Flores, and Brandon Flores; grandchildren, Kyla and Kadence Cottrell, Melina and Mason Almazan, Matthew Zuniga; siblings, Josefina Lopez (Mike), Irma Salinas, Esmeralda Martinez (Joe), Raul Flores (Rosa), Arturo Flores (Isabel), Aida Castilla (Rey), Gracie Pagan (Angel), and Noemi Flores.

Visitation will take place on Monday, May 3, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home.  A prayer service will begin at 7 o’clock on Monday evening.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home Chapel. Following the service, Joel will be laid to rest at Harlingen-Combes Memorial Cemetery, 20969 Sid Jones Rd., Harlingen, Texas.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Joel Flores, Jr., Arturo Flores, Raul Flores, Brandon Flores, Paul Flores, Gabriel Flores, and Timothy Reyes.

The prayer service and the funeral service will be available for viewing via live-stream at: https://www.sanbenitofuneralhome.com/tributes/Joel-Flores-1

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, Texas 78586. 956.275.8402 www.sanbenitofuneralhome.com

All guests are requested to wear a facial covering and practice social distancing while visiting the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joel Flores Sr., please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, May 3, 2021

1:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Prayer Service

Monday, May 3, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Interment following service

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Harlingen-Combes Cemetery

TX

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