Luis Gonzales Jimenez, Jr., 69, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grand father passed away after he lost his battle to cancer on Saturday, July, 26, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital. He was born on April 17, 1945 to Luis and Maria G. Jimenez in God's country, Rocksprings, Texas. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 53 years, Maria Louisa Jimenez of Menard, Texas; two sons, Mario Luis Jimenez and wife Dora, and Jesse Jimenez and wife Michelle; two daughters, Noemi Avitia, and Rosalinda Tamez and husband Jesus; 15 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; siblings, Josephina Ruiz, Maria Ramirez, Fernando Jimenez, Juan Jimenez, and Manuel Jimenez. He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Florentina Martinez, Julia Reyes, Savas J DeLeon, and Jesus Jimenez. He was employed with Rowan Companies, Inc., until his retirement in 2010 after 36 years of service. Pallbearers are Mario Jimenez, Jesus Jimenez, Mario Jimenez, II, Israel, and Earsmo Tamez, Jesse and Nathan Jimenez, Christopher Seals, Felix Rodriguez, III, and Sean Saenz. Honorary pallbearers are Raymond "Cheme" Ramirez and Jesus "Chuy" Jimenez. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel in Midland. Interment will follow at Serenity Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at www.npwelch.com
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on July 29, 2014