Toribio Fuentes Jr or “Junior” (as known by his family and friends) passed away surrounded by family on August 19, 2020 in San Antonio, TX. Junior was born on July 1, 1965 in Del Rio, Texas where he spent his entire life.
Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife Betty Falcon and his dog Sheba; Stepchildren, Elaine and Procopio Garcia, Gomesindo “Bubba” Falcon, III and Candy Diaz, Ryan Falcon; Step grandchildren, Kaiden Halpin, Xander Halpin, Juliana Falcon, Abigail Falcon, Michael Diaz, Madison Falcon, Montserra Falcon, Matilda Falcon and Ary Falcon. Sister and brothers, Amelia Skrzycki, Roman and Betty Fuentez, Hector and Vanessa Fuentes and Jaime and Corinna Mmnlio. Nieces and Nephews, Cristina Griffis, Nancy Marrujo, Blanca Fuentes, Monika Fuentes, Joshua Marrujo, Brianna Marrujo, Cristela Hernandez, Tomas Fuentes and Lucas Fuentes. Waiting for him in heaven are his parents Toribio and Antonia Fuentez, brother-in-law James Skrzycki and his precious little dog Kiwi.
As a young boy, Junior helped his father at the AO. Baker ranch where he learned about hard work, patience, and perseverance. Then, as a young man, he worked for many years at Pepper’s Convenience store where his professionalism and attention to details rewarded him with Store Manager. His discipline, dedication, leadership, and reliability lead Junior to a new career path with Julio’s Seasoning and Com chips as their Logistics Coordinator. Junior also had fun playing for the Amigos Softball Team for several years where he met his lifelong friend, Sammy Mellott. Junior was a wise, smart, funny and a hardworking man. He was always there to lend a helping hand whenever somebody needed help. He always had the best advice to offer. He cherished all his family and friends and always made them feel special. He never forgot a birthday or anniversary and always showed up with a gift. Junior was the best husband, brother, uncle, and a great friend.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 24, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 12:00 Noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Those with the honor of Pallbearers will be Jaime Marrujo, Jose Luis “Pelon” Garcia, Sammy Mellott, Jorge Rubio, Gomesindo “Bubba” Falcon, III, and Ryan Falcon. Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert T. Robles, Procopio Garcia, Robert Ramirez, Joshua Marrujo and Tomas and Lucas Fuentes and the entire Amigos Softball Team.
Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Oaks Cemetery.
Please visit our website at www.sunsetfuneralhomes.com and sign our online guestbook. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery, 2020 Bedell Ave., Del Rio, Texas 78840 (830) 778-2020.