Manuel Hernandez Sanchez Sr., 63, of Midland, went home to be with his Lord on Apr. 28, 2014. Born on Jan. 25, 1951 to Ciro Sanchez Sr. & Isabella Michaela. Raised by his beloved stepfather, Jesus Alvarado and mother. Manuel married Lucrecia Sanchez on Jan. 25, 2003. He was a certified welder for over 25 years, a 1969 graduate of job Corps Gary Center as a welder, plus a multiple recipient of achievement awards in that field. He enjoyed spending time with family, friends & especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed going on camping trips & especially fishing. He will be greatly missed an cherish in our memories forever. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Rudy and Emilio Sanchez. Manuel is survived by his wife, Lucrecia Sanchez; first wife and mother of their children, Gloria Hernandez; daughter, Elizabeth Sanchez; sons, Manuel (Rosa) Sanchez, Richard (Gwyenette), Abel (Angie) & Carlos Lozano; grandchildren, Roxy Sanchez, Jennifer (Julian) Castruita, Manuel Sanchez Jr., Amanda, Abel Jr., Alex, Samantha, Jacob, Joshua and Christian Lozano; great grand-children, Aubree, Bryan, Ethan, Julian, and Jonah; step-children, Manuel, Lucrecia and Bianca Rodriguez; sisters, Betty (Vicente) Rangel, Hope (Mario) Barboza, Gracie (Keith) Bracewell, Jesusita (Joe) Lopez, all of Midland; Maryann (AJ) Kumar of Grapevine; brother, Juan Sanchez (Francis) of Colorado Springs, Co; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family & friends. Pallbearers will be Manuel Sanchez Jr., Christopher Lopez, Abel Jr. & Alex Lozano, Keith Bracewell, Manuel Rodriguez, Manuel Chavana, and Danny Griffin. Visitation is set for 10a.m.-9p.m. Sunday. A prayer service will be held 7p.m. Sunday. A funeral service will be held at 10a.m. Monday, at Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home Chapel. Internment will be at Resthaven Memorial Park North. The family of Manuel wishes to thank everyone for the outpouring of love, support & especially your prayers.
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Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from May 2 to May 4, 2014