Jose Lucero LUBBOCK - Prayer services for Jose Lucero, 96, of Lubbock, who passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014, will be today at 7 p.m. at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be on Friday at 10 a.m. at Primera Iglesia Bautista, 301 N. Sherman, with Pastor Eloy Felan officiating. Burial will be at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel. Jose was born on August 27, 1917 in Fort Sumner, New Mexico to the late Pascual and Antonia Lucero. He married Maria Quiroz on November 14, 1948 in Hale Center. She preceded him in death on August 7, 2008. He was a decorated United States Army
veteran, serving during World War II
, and was recipient of a Bronze Star
. Jose was a charter member of Primera Iglesia Bautista and faithfully served as honorary deacon. Jose loved his family. Survivors include daughter, Abby and husband Armando Pe a of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; son, Joel Jacob and wife Tammie Lucero of Cedar Park, Texas; brother, Max Lucero of Tucson, Arizona; six grandchildren, Veronica and husband Ricky Alarcon, Stephanie Pe a, Jessica and husband Zachary Snow, Christopher and wife Shaida Lucero, Isaiah and Isaac Lucero; and five great-grandchildren, Isaac, Hannah, Emma, Micah and Joshua Snow. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Primera Iglesia Bautista, P. O. Box 5247 Lubbock, TX 79415.