Manuel Muñiz, 69, of Saragosa, Tx., entered into rest on Saturday, March 26, 2022.He was born October 23, 1952 to Luiz and Isabel Muñiz in Pecos, Tx. He was a faithful memberof the Saragosa Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was the third child of eleven children.
Manuel loved to read his Bible and grow closer to God. He worked side by side with his family as migrant farm workers. They traveled to Presidio, Saragosa, Morton and Muleshoe to pick the fields throughout the seasons. Saragosa was always his home. Manuel enjoyed walking, riding his bike, and cruising around in his Jeep. He had a beautiful mind and was gifted with talents of playing guitar and singing. He was affectionately known as “Gigot”, as he was kind hearted to all.
Manuel was preceded in death by his father, Luiz T. Muñiz, and sister, Anna Paredes.
He is survived by his caring mother, Isabel Muñiz; siblings Ramon Muñiz, Ayda Nuñez (Raymundo),Adelaida Burciaga (Arturo), Jose Luiz Muñiz (Herminia), America Baeza (Faustino), Martin Muñiz (Delia), Amavilia Muñiz, Jesusita Mondragon (Victor), Alicia Dominguez (Joe Carrasco),and Betsy Dominguez (Omar); as well as many nieces and nephews that adored him. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 30 starting at 3pm followed by a memorial service later that evening, at the Saragosa Seventh-day Adventist Church. Celebration of life will be Thursday, March 31 at 10am, followed by burial service at the Saragosa Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Muñiz, Joey Muñiz, Arturo Burciga Jr., SaulParedes, Vance Muñiz Mondragon, Tiger Garcia; Honorary Pallbearers will be Juan Luis Nuñez, Bear “El Morrito” Dominguez, Bianca Muñiz, and Natalie Baeza.
Special thanks to the Saragosa Seventh-day Adventist Church, Elder Hernan Tarin, and Parks Methodist Home.
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