Joe "JoJo" Marquez

Marquez, Joe "JoJo" CARLSBAD -- Joe Marquez was born on May 16, 1955 and departed this world to meet his Lord on January 27, 2013 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was a devoted Christian, avid golfer and fisherman and a wonderful man who will be greatly missed. Joe was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen; mother, Teri; father, Marco; and son, Isaac Marquez. He is survived by his daughter, Marcella Marquez; granddaughter, Malia; sister, Cindy (Randy) Lara; brothers, Anthony Garcia and Fabian Marquez; nieces, Monica and Julianne; and nephews, Julian, Randy Jr. and Marcos. A Celebration of Life will be held for Joe at 10 am on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at New Venture Fellowship in Oceanside, Calif.

Published in U-T San Diego on Feb. 19, 2013