Jose Munoz
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Obituary of Jose Munoz

Jose Munoz, 88, of Los Fresnos, Texas passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Jose Munoz, Sr. was born in Mercedes, Texas to Rufino Munoz, Sr. and Eloisa Rocha Munoz on March 3, 1930.  On February 9, 1950, he married Sofia Rodriguez.  During their 68 years of marriage, they were blessed with 15 children.  Eloisa (David) Cuate, Sofia (+Robert )Esquivel, Jose (Delia) Munoz, Jr., Juan (Alicia) Munoz, Lupita (Joe) Munoz-Arredondo, +Rosita Munoz, Felix (Rossy) Munoz, Rufino (Rosa) Munoz,  Paul (Janie) Munoz, Daniel (Nora) Munoz, Victoria (Bill) Munoz-Brisky, Virginio (Veronica) Munoz, Francisco (Patricia) Munoz, +Jesus Munoz, and Lupito (Jennifer) Munoz.


Jose Munoz was a loving husband and father.  He loved all his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Among his many endeavors, he was well-known as a Farm Labor Crew Leader and a Fruit-stand owner on Highway 100 in Los Fresnos, Texas.  Jose Munoz was well known and respected in the community of Los Fresnos.


He was home surrounded by his loving family when God sent his angels to carry his soul back to heaven.  He was so loved and will be missed tremendously.


He is preceded in death by his father, Rufino Munoz Sr.; mother, Eloisa Rocha Munoz; daughter, Rosita Munoz; son, Jesus Munoz; sister, Benita Munoz; and brothers, Felix Munoz Sr. and Virginio Munoz.

Jose is survived by his loving wife, Sofia R. Munoz; children, Eloisa (David) Cuate, Sofia (Robert+) Esquivel, Jose (Delia) Munoz Jr., Juan (Alicia) Munoz, Lupita (Joe) Munoz-Arredondo, Felix (Rossy) Munoz, Rufino (Rosa) Munoz, Paul (Janie) Munoz, Danny (Nora) Munoz, Victoria (Bill) Munoz-Brisky, Virgil (Veronica) Munoz, Francisco (Patricia) Munoz, and Lupito (Jennifer) Munoz; his siblings, Viviana Munoz, Benino Munoz, Guadalupe Colchado, and Rufino Munoz Jr.; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will begin Friday, November 16, 2018, from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Thomae-Garza Funeral Home in San Benito, Texas.

Funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church with interment to follow at Los Cuates Cemetery in Los Fresnos, Texas.

You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Jose Munoz at:

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Directors and Crematorium, 395 S. Sam Houston, San Benito, Texas, (956) 399-1331.