Rev. Jose J. Vasquez, 90, of San Angelo passed away Monday, January 13, 2014. He was born May 9, 1923 in San Antonio, Texas.
Brother Vasquez, as he was dearly known, served his ministry with the Rio Grande and southwest Conference of the United Methodist Church.
He served in WWII with the Army where he received the Purple Heart.
Survivors include his daughters Raquel Vasquez-Rosas and husband Marco A Rosas, Sr. and Noemi Vasquez; grandchildren Rachel E. Vasquez, MJ Rosas, Jr., Valerie A. Hernandez, D. Renae Hernandez, and Gabriella Rosas; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents Florencio and Ysidra Vasquez; brothers Samuel Vasquez, Luis Vasquez and Juan Vasquez; and sisters Elena Sanchez, and Lola Vasquez.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 17, 2014 at Johnson's Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 2:00p.m. Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be MJ Rosas, Jr., Valerie A. Hernandez, Pedro Gutierrez, Thomas Gutierrez, Jr., Eduardo Gutierrez and Jose Daniel Vasquez.
Family and friends may sign the online register book at www.johnsons-funeralhome.com