SKIDMORE – Enrique Tamez, Sr. 66, of Skidmore, passed away on Aug. 21, 2020. He was born on Dec. 14, 1953 in Harlingen, Texas to Santos and Maria (Alaniz) Tamez, Sr. He married Juanita Jasso on Nov. 3, 1973 in Robstown, Tx. She preceded him in death on March 13, 2018. He was a retired mechanic for the City of Mathis and had previously worked for Beck Brothers, Inc. in Beeville.
He is survived by one son, Enrique (Melissa Galindo) Tamez, Jr. of Skidmore; three daughters, Jessica (Juan) Carabajal and Jennifer Tamez both of Ingleside and Juanita (Billy Perez) Tamez of Skidmore; mother, Maria A. Tamez of Robstown; three brothers, Santos Tamez, Jr. of Dallas, Hector (Rosie) Tamez, Sr. of Robstown and Ernesto (Belia) Tamez, Sr. of Skidmore; five sisters, Enedina (Manuel) De La Rosa, Eva (Roberto) Garcia, Elsa (Ruben) Carrion and Belinda (Eric) Cantu all of Robstown and Elma (David) Torres of Skidmore. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 3-9 pm on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel, 4599 Bus. Hwy 181 North. A rosary will be recited at 7 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Wednesday, Aug. 26, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 609 E. Gramman St. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Skidmore, Texas.
Serving as pallbearers are Enrique Tamez, Jr., Brandon Garcia, Mark Garza, Jr., Juan Carabajal, Jr., Juan Carabajal, Sr., Billy Perez, Sr., Billy Joe Perez, Jr., and Santos Tamez III.
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