Jose Meza Nunez

Jose Meza Nunez, Age 70 of Zapata, TX formerly of Kenedy, TX passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. Jose was born on Sept. 28, 1947 in Kenedy, TX to the late Jose Maria and Ignacia Meza Nunez.  On June 6, 1970 he married Alicia Sanchez in Pawnee, TX.  Jose retired from Shell Oil Company as a Plant Forman after 38 years was a Veteran of the US ARMY proudly serving his country during the Vietnam War, a devout member of Our Lady of Lourdes in Zapata, TX , a loving husband, father, and grandfather.  Jose is preceded in death by his parents, Jose Maria and Ignacia Meza Nunez and a sister Sandy Tenberg.  Jose is survived by his loving wife, Alicia Sanchez Nunez of Zapata; sons, Michael Ray Nunez and wife Carmen of Floresville,  Allen Nunez and wife Cindy of Floresville; sisters, Eva (Narsario) Ochoa of Runge, Maria Elena (Randy) Hall of North Carolina; brothers, Paul (Lillie) Nunez of Runge, Adam (Josie) Nunez of Kenedy, Victor (Soledad) Nunez of Karnes City, Gerardo (Diana) Nunez of Karnes City, David Nunez of Runge,Eloy (Mary Lou) of Runge, Roland (Mary Jane) Nunez of Kenedy; grandchildren, Tisha Nunez, Andrea Nunez, Diego Nunez and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.  A Holy Rosary will be recited Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7PM in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Gus DeLaGarza officiating.  Funeral Mass will held Friday, April 20, 2018 at 2PM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church with the Rev. Norbert Herman officiating.  Interment will follow in the Ntra Sra De Guadalupe Cemetery with Military Honors in Pawnee, TX.