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John A. Limon

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John A. Limon Obituary
John A. Limon Jan 27, 1940-April 16, 2013 John A. Limon went to be with our heavenly father on April 16, 2013. He was born on January 27, 1940 to Manuel and Faustina Limon. He is survived by his wife, Gracie Limon; son, John Limon Jr. (Susan); daughters, Anna Gonzalez (Hank), and Andrea Olivarez; four grandchildren Brandon Gonzalez, Johnny Limon III, Bobby Limon, and Brianna Limon. He is also survived by his sisters Eva Medel (Robert) and Eppie Carrillo. He also leaves behind his pet and constant companion, Barney. John graduated from Austin High School in 1959 where he excelled in many sports. He played football as a half-back and helped the Maroons achieve many wins throughout his years there. He attended The University of Houston where he also played football for the Cougars. He returned to Austin and ran his own business of entertainment at the Villa Latina and Mi Ranchito. John loved playing and supporting sports events throughout his life. He played fast-pitch softball for the Austin Jokers, the Austin Aces, and La Familia. His pitching is still talked about at many tournaments and he has been called a Legend. The family would like to thank Dr. Vishal Malpani, Dr. Paul Roach, and Dr. Byron Welch and their staff for all their support with John's medical needs. Pallbearers are Raymond Limon, Eddie Limon, Tony Limon, Jimmy Limon, Martin Limon Jr., and Jesse Colunga. Honorary Pallbearers are Johnny "Box" Ruiz, Joe Mitchell, Richard Moncevais, and Albert Mercado. Rosary Monday April 22, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Cristo Rey Catholic Church 2201 E. 2nd St. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at Cristo Rey Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mission Funeral Home. (512)476-4355.



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Published in Austin American-Statesman on Apr. 21, 2013
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