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Jose M. Perez

Obituary for Jose M. Perez

September 3, 1943 - September 28, 2017
MacDona, Texas | Age 74

... served 3 tours in Vietnam ...


Jose M. Perez, age 74, passed away on September 28th, 2017. He was born to Reynaldo Perez and Inez T. Perez on September 3rd, 1943 in Uvalde, TX. At the age of 8, he and his family moved to San Antonio. Jose honorably served his country in the U. S. Navy from 1963 to 1967 and served 3 tours in Vietnam. He worked for the Texas Employment Commission for 30 years until he retired. He was a 32nd degree Master Mason of the Grand Lodge of Texas (Nat T. Washer No. 1270), a member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, S.J. U.S.A. and the Rosa Cruz Order. Jose loved his hobbies of woodcarving and working with leather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Reynaldo Perez and Inez T. Perez; sisters, Alice P. Davis and Dora Guajardo; brother, Reynaldo Perez, Jr.
Jose is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Julia; children: Michelle Gomez, Michael Perez and wife, Amanda, Melissa Peterson and husband, Nick and Marco Perez and wife, Melissa; grandchildren: Daniela Perez, Connor Peterson, Caleb Peterson, Urijah Perez and numerous nieces and nephews.

Jose will always be in our hearts and will be missed dearly by family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. at Porter Loring on McCullough.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 in the chapel at Porter Loring.

Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

Flowers or a donation in Jose's name to the Vietnam Veterans of America,, are both welcome.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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