Jose Lopez, Jr., 41, of San Benito, Texas, entered the Heavenly gates on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:40 AM with close family members by his side.
Jose, a.k.a., Chicago Bull, was a warrior and truly fought hard till the end. In life, he battled many tribulations and even though he had so many things working against him, he always managed to make everyone around him laugh. He loved to play jokes, especially jokes that scared the life out of us.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, maternal grandmother, two aunts, and a niece.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving parents, Jose and Celia Lopez; daughter, Dayna Lopez; twelve siblings, Juan (LaToya) Lopez, Maria (Jesse Zambrano) Lopez, Miguel Lopez, Luz Elena (Arturo Hernandez) Lopez, Toribio Lopez, David (Judith Ensinia) Lopez, Donna (Ricardo Medrano, Jr.) Lopez, Martha (Timoteo) Ventura, Rosalinda Lara, Melba Losoya, Jose Luis (Yolanda) Gonzalez, Irma Gonzalez; nephews and nieces, Shawn Rowles, Natalia Lopez, Jazmin Lopez, Armando Alonzo, Jr., Abraham Alonzo, April Alonzo, Anthony Lopez, Caeli Zambrano, Athian N. Barron, Pablo J. Barron, Estephanie N. Ramos, Elizabeth L. Ramos, Alexia V. Hernandez, Rosa Lopez, Raelynn Lopez, Zenaida Lopez, Athena Lopez, Alyssa Aguirre, Alex Ensinia, Ricardo Medrano, III, Lisa Medrano, Emilio Medrano, Jorge, Juan, Jose, Saul, Rene, Martha, Stefanie, Linda Lara, Norma Lara, Mary Jane Lara, Mario Lara, Marcos Lara, Esmeralda Torres, Salvador Torres, Lillybeth Leal, Sabrina Gonzalez, Jose Luis Gonzalez, Carlos Gonzalez, Alex Roel, Ricky Roel, Cindy Roel, Marisol Roel, Miguel (Norma De La Cruz) Lopez, Toribio (Tracy) Lopez.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Juan Lopez, Maria Lopez, Miguel Lopez, Luz Lopez, David Lopez, Donna Lopez, and Toribio Lopez.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 12:00 to 9:00 PM at San Benito Funeral Home. A recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Theresa Catholic Church in San Benito. Jose will be laid to rest at San Benito Memorial Park Cemetery following the funeral mass.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586. (956) 361-9192 www.sanbenitofuneralhome.com