Jose Rojas, 80, of Port Lavaca, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019. He was born March 6,1939 in Portland to the late Alejandro Rojas and Lucia Rodriguez.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 plus years, Teresita Heysquierdo Rojas; daughters, Diane Griffin, of Rockport; Hilda Garcia (Fidel) and Susana Rojas, of Rockport, Dorothy Sanchez, of Austin, Crystal Dozier (Kevin), of Houston; sons, Jose “Joey” Rojas Jr. (Lynn), of Rockport; Jose Alejandro Rojas, of Florida, sister, Maria Hernandez (Juan), of Portland; brothers, Daniel Meza (Bertha), of Taft, and Francisco Garcia, of Hammond, Indiana. He is also survived by 30 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 4 great, great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Timmy Mendoza; sister, Lupe Menchaca; brothers, Ramon Rodriguez and Manuel Garcia.
Visitation will begin from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 20, with a Rosary recited at 11 a.m. and chapel service to follow with Father Max Landman officiating at Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Port Lavaca. Burial will follow at Port Lavaca Cemetery.
Pallbearers are grandsons and great-grandson, Colton Griffin, Brian Griffin, Alejandro Sanchez, Javi Mendoza, Nelson Mendoza and Gabriel Cisneros.
Honorary Pallbearers are Leonard Garcia, Abram Leal, Gilbert Sanchez, Arie Partida, Ernesto Escobedo, Felix Barrientes and Frank Nino.
Under the direction of Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Port Lavaca, 361-552-2300.