Luis Alfredo “Freddy” Núñez passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family on April 24, 2021. A native of Santurce, Puerto Rico, he was born on August 28, 1950 to the late José Antonio Núñez, Sr. and Carmen Maria Robles.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and attained the rank of Specialist. He completed his university studies and received a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Marketing. He also completed a degree in Theology from the International Institute of the Americas. He worked at the Hathaway factory in Puerto Rico, the Carters Factory in Harlingen, Texas, and later served as a Chaplain at Valley Baptist Medical Center.
Luis enjoyed working with people and was a friend to everyone he met. He always provided Godly guidance and taught his family how to apply the word of God in their everyday life. Freddy loved the Lord and had a servant’s heart, which was evident in his dedication to his church and his Chaplain ministry at Valley Baptist Medical Center.
Luis is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Ana Ivette Núñez; children, Luis S. (Lindsey) Núñez, Angel (Samantha) Núñez, Annette (David) Muniz, and Lynnette Núñez; grandchildren, Treston Núñez, Tyler Núñez, and Lana Perez; brother, Jose Antonio (Myrna) Núñez, Jr.; nephews, Jay (Luissette) Núñez and Nestor (Sheyla) Núñez; niece, Lissette Núñez; and numerous friends.
Luis’s family wishes to thank the staff of the VA hospitals in San Antonio and Houston, and Iglesia Bíblica in McAllen, Texas.
The Núñez Family will receive friends and relatives on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home. A celebration of Luis’s life will begin at 7 o’clock on Wednesday evening. Visitation will continue Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. A funeral service at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home chapel will then begin at 10:30 a.m. (Click the links below to view chapel services via live-stream.) Interment with full military honors will take place Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission, Texas.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Luis S. Núñez, Angel Núñez, Treston Núñez, Tyler Núñez, Nestor Núñez, David Muniz, Cesar Perez, and Francisco “Paco” Rodriguez. Honorary pallbearers are Jose A. Núñez, Jr. And Jay Núñez.
All expressions of sympathy including floral tributes or memorial donations to the Parkinson’s Foundation (www.parkinson.org) or Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org) are welcome.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home, 1400 W. Business 77, San Benito, Texas 78586. 956.291.4644 www.sanbenitofuneralhome.com.
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