Edward Tavarez Jr. age 51, was born in San Antonio, Texas on January 20, 1962 and went to the Lord on March 26, 2013. He is survived by his son Austin of San Marcos, daughter Raven and grandson Cory of San Angelo, father Edward Tavarez Sr. and stepmother Stella of San Antonio. He is also survived by brothers Raymond, Jesse, and Richard Mungia, stepbrother Tony Ruiz (Gloria), stepsisters Monica Bennett (Jerry) and Melissa Marsh (David), Uncle Ruben Tavarez and Diana, cousins Eric, Allen, Bryan, Tanya, Ruben Jr., as well as several second and third cousins in San Antonio and across Texas. He is preceded in death by his mother Mary Jane Mungia of San Antonio.
Eddie Jr. graduated from Central Catholic High School and recently received his associates degree from Phoenix University. He was a lineman with Southwestern Bell for over 15 years in San Antonio and continued this career in Las Vegas and Denver before returning to San Antonio. He enjoyed working out at the gym, and held a black belt in karate and kickboxing winning several tournaments in San Antonio and other areas of Texas. He was a loving father and son and a friend to many. He never knew a stranger. His winning smile will truly be missed by all.
A rosary will be recited on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Oak Hills Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 10:30 AM at St. Matthews Catholic Church, 10703 Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to
in his name.