Guadalupe "Lupe" Perez, 78, peacefully passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Brownsville, Texas.
Guadalupe Perez was a businessman and owner of Red Barn Tires since 1973.
He was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. As a young man he farmed with his father and brother. Later, he worked in road construction for several years before starting his own tire business with the help of his wife and children.
Lupe was a strong willed, hard-working man who taught his children well and instilled great values. He will be dearly missed.
Mr. Perez is preceded in death by his parents, Bernabe Perez and Antonia Perez.
Guadalupe S. Perez is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Petra S. Perez; three sons, Lupe Perez Jr., Jaime (Sylvia) Perez, Manuel (Selina) Perez; daughters, Rosie (Luis) Paredes and Sylvia (Alfonso) Gonzalez; sister, Nena Perez ; brother, Tito Perez; 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. and continue until 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, June 25, 2013, with the recitation of the holy rosary to be held at 7 p.m., at Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista.
Mass of resurrection will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 26, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 2255 Southmost Road, with a committal service to follow at Buena Vista Burial Park.
Honored to be serving as his pallbearers will be Lupe Perez III, Steve Perez, Rudy Perez, Manny Perez, Ricky Perez, Jaime Paredes and Jaime (Gino) Gonzalez.
You may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and send your condolences online to Guadalupe Perez's family at www.funerariadelangelbuenavista.com or www.mem.com.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Funeraria Del Angel Buena Vista, cemeteries, mausoleums, and cremator, 125 McDavitt Blvd., Brownsville, Texas 78521 (956) 541-5400. Dignity Memorial Provider.
Published in Brownsville Herald on June 25, 2013