Francisco Perez, 71, formerly of Commerce passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016, in Garland.
Francisco "Frank" Perez was born in Laredo, Texas, to Angelica and Juventino Perez on October 14, 1944. He grew up in Kingsville, TX, where he excelled in football, basketball and especially baseball. He was retired from Texas A&M University-Commerce where he was the Director of Disability Services. He was a member of the Highland Meadows Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Garland, TX.
He married Olga Silvas on June 29, 1968. Together they raised three children in Commerce, TX, until Olga's death September 13, 1995.
He married Gloria Ochoa on January 1, 2004. They lived in Commerce and Kingsville, TX, until her death March 31, 2012.
Frank was an Army Viet Nam veteran.
He is survived by his daughters: Marissa Perez of Garland, TX and Angelica Cummings and son-in-law Kevin Cummings of Richardson, TX; his son, Adrian Perez and daughter-in-law Sarah Perez of Fort Worth, TX; his granddaughter, Olivia Perez; his stepsons: Michael and Danny Juarez; his step-granddaughter, Mileena; and, his brother, Josh Perez of Ennis, TX.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Olga; his second wife, Gloria; his parents; and, his siblings: Edna Perez, Mayda Olvera and Joel Perez.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce, TX.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses located at 2514 N. Jupiter Road Garland, TX 75044.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
2514 N. Jupiter Road
Garland, Texas 75044