Paul Barrera(1965 - 2018)

SAN DIEGO - Paul Barrera, 52, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 7, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Alice, Texas on October 4, 1965 to his parents, Juan and Virgie Barrera. He was a graduate of San Diego High School class of 1984. He enjoyed all sports especial the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Astros, and enjoyed socializing with his friends and family. He was a loving father, son, brother, uncle and friend who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Juan H. Barrera; paternal grandparents, Juan Barrera and Celia Elizondo; maternal grandparents, Tanis and Ramon Rodriguez; aunt, Gilda Perez and uncles, Bobby and Leandro Rodriguez and Luis Barrera.

Paul is survived by his son, Paul Armando Barrera; his mother, Virgie Barrera; one brother, Anthony (Sandra) Barrera; one sister, Frances Perez; nephew, Daniel V. Perez; niece, Cassandra (Manuel) Hernandez; two grand nieces, Danyelle and Mariska Hernandez; aunts, Esmeralda (Jesus) Garza, Yolanda (Domingo) Gonzalez, Consuelo Rea, Dalia (Zeke) Luna and Mary Rodriguez; uncles, Ramon (Elsa) Rodriguez, Margarito Perez, Juan A. (Olga) Barrera; many cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at the Garza Funeral Home in San Diego, Texas with a Rosary to be held at 7:00 p.m. that evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at St. Francis De Paula Catholic Church in San Diego, Texas. Interment will follow at the San Diego Cemetery in San Diego, Texas.

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Arrangements entrusted to Garza Funeral Home, San Diego, Texas 361-279-3311.

Funeral Home

Garza Funeral Home - San Diego
4571 S. F.M. 1329 San Diego, TX 78384
(361) 279-3311

Published in Alice Echo News-Journal from Sept. 7 to Sept. 17, 2018