Andres G. (Andy)|
HARLINGEN, TX. - Andres G. Muniz Jr. 79, of Harlingen entered into rest Saturday, July 27, 2013.
He was born December 4, 1933 in Harlingen, Texas to Andres Muniz Sr. and Clemencia Muniz.
He is preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers, Dr. Leofredo Muniz, Leonel Muniz and Edward Muniz.
He is survived by his loving wife, Dahlia of Brownsville; his daughter Gloria Morales (Frank) San Antonio TX.; his son Andy Muniz III, Denver CO., numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; 3 brothers, Ret. Colonel Edelmiro (Alicia) Muniz, Seabrook TX., Robert (Lupita) Muniz, Harlingen TX., Richard (Delores) Muniz, McAllen, TX., his sister Genoveva (Beva) Martinez, Victoria, TX. and numerous nieces and nephews.
Andres was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, he served his country from 1953-1955. He was the commissioner for the Brownsville Housing Authority. Andres was recognized as Matrimonio Magnifico of H.A.R.P. Cameron County 10-18-2008, he was also recognized as an outstanding citizen in the community, was commended for exemplary work with business, civic, educational and sports organizations for Harlingen and Brownsville. He was awarded Senate proclamation #827 on 9-14-2004 from senator Eddie Lucio, County of Cameron Proclamation on 3-27-2006 from Judge Gilberto Hinojosa, Resolution #1947 on 3-27-2006 from the Brownsville Housing Authority in Appreciation of Service by Andres G. Muniz as BHA Chairman and Commissioner 1999-2006, Resolution #1887 on 6-28-2004, Dedication of new Warehouse, Andres G. Muniz Warehouse Brownsville Housing Authority and a certificate of Appreciation from the Department of Housing and Urban Development on 3-27-2006. Andres was an avid golfer and was 1990 Senior PGA Golfer, 1994 Pan American Golf Association National Senior Champion and also a Pan American National Hall of Fame member.
Visitation will be Monday July 29, 2013 from 3 to 9 pm.
Funeral services will be Tuesday July 30, 2013 with a chapel service at 11 am at the Rudy Garza Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace.
Military honors will follow under the auspices of the American Legion Post #205.
Services will conclude at the funeral home.
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Published in Valley Morning Star on July 29, 2013