Francisco Perez

Francisco Perez, Jr. LUBBOCK- Francisco Big Frank Perez, Jr., 51, of Lubbock, passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he loved on Sunday, December 23, 2012. Family and friends will gather for fellowship from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers, 6025 82nd Street. A prayer service in memory of Big Frank will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Emmanuel Worship Center. We will gather at the same church the following day, Monday, December 31, 2012 to celebrate his life at 1 p.m. A tribute of Big Frank may be found at, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family. Francisco, Jr. was born on August 2, 1961 in Lubbock to Francisco, Sr. and Rosa Perez. He graduated from Dunbar High School and earned a Master's Degree in Theology from Vision Christian University. He married Lacie Crooks on December 18, 1999 at Ministerios Nueva Vida in Lubbock. Francisco was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend to all. Survivors include his wife, Lacie; daughters, Callie Rose Perez, Crystal Kaye Garcia, Courtney Renee and Camie Lee DeLeon; grandchildren, Jaesie Adie Casanova, Zaylee Lynn Molina, and Brandt Ayden Sanchez; sisters, Elva Lopez and husband, Charles, Janie Lavato and husband, Armando, Donna Arredondo, Lilia Quezada; and brothers, Anthony Perez and Edward Perez and wife, Amanda. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Dec. 28, 2012