Mathis - Nicomedes “Nick” Vasquez, age 79 of Mathis passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital in Corpus Christi. Mr. Vasquez was born in Banquette on September 15, 1939 to Marcos & Barbarita (Garcia) Vasquez. He was united in matrimony to the former Juanita Avilez, and worked as an attendant at the adult daycare center for many years. Mr. Vasquez also an accomplished percussionist. He is preceded in death by his parents and other family members.

Survivors include his wife; Juanita A. Vasquez of Mathis, three sons; Hector Vasquez of Irving, Nick (Angie) Vasquez, Jr. of Kingsville, Ricky Vasquez of San Diego, three daughters; Linda Luera of Alice, Carmen Vasquez of San Diego, Sally (Jo Jo) Perez of Alice, two brothers; Juan Vasquez of Oregon, CA, Marcos Vasquez of Alice, one sister; Marina (Rodolfo) Garcia of Alice, 13 step-children, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.) in Mathis on Friday, September 15th at 3:00p.m. with a prayer service to follow at 7:00pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 16th at 10:00a.m. at Menonita Del Calvario with Pastor Jose Armando Calderon, officiating. Interment to follow at Descanso Eterno #2 Cemetery.