Joe Louis Fuentes Sr 63, formerly of Pecos passed away Tuesday April 23, 2019 at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland.
He was born April 30, 1955 in Pecos, Texas to Eddy Fuentes and Eufemia Padilla. He worked as a driller, directional driller, rig superintendent with his job Joe traveled to Valenzuela, Argentina, Russia and Africa, finally retiring as a drilling consultant. He also was a Christian catholic. He married January 30, 1974 to Martha Ann Machuca in Pecos, Texas, lasting for 45 years until his death.
Joe Louis was a boy scout, an alter server as he grew up he was a musician playing the trumpet. Joe was a ranked boxer within the Golden Gloves circuit. He was an acoustic guitar player, writing and singing music. He was known as the Mariachi "Charro Tejano". He loved to entertain for weddings, quinceaneras, parties and he also made fundraisers for cancer survivors and non-cancer folks.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and 2-sisters Lorenza Fierro and Marielena Lazano.
Joe Louis Sr. is survived by his wife Martha Ann Fuentes of Pecos, Tx. 3-Sons Elliot Louis Fuentes of San Angelo, Tx., Joe Louis Fuentes Jr and Marcus Louis Fuentes both of Midland, Tx. 3 sisters Antonia Castillo of Odessa, Tx., Felipa Zamaripa and Rosa Baeza both of Pecos, Tx. and 3 brothers Ruben Fuentes Sr of Pecos, Tx., Eddy Fuentes Sr. of Midland, Tx., and Guadalupe Torres of Odessa, Tx.
Mr. Fuentes also leaves to cherish his memories 1 granddaughter Daniella Fuentes, 4 grandsons Joe Louis III, Alejandro, Moses, and Kaden Ace Fuentes. 2 great granddaughters Zoe and Azylan Fuentes. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and many friends.
Visitation will be Sunday April 28, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM and on Monday April 29, 2019 from 9am-9pm with a rosary at 7:30 pm at Pecos Funeral Home Chapel.
Mass has been set for 10 Am Tuesday April 30, 2019 at Santa Rosa Catholic Church.
Burial will follow at Greenwood cemetery.
Service are under the direction of Pecos Funeral Home
Pallbearers will be Felix Aguirre, Ruben Fuentes Jr., Larry Gonzales, Julian Alvarez, Tito Roman, Andy Roman, Artie Roman
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