Joel “Jodie” Barrientes, 35, passed away September 16, 2015. He was born July 17, 1980 in Alice, Texas to Jesus M. Barrientes Sr. and Beatrice Gonzalez Barrientes. He was a 1998 graduate of Ben Bolt Palito Blanco High School. Jodie was a roofer for Jessie’s Roofing and A & M Roofing. He was an avid Cowboy fan and enjoyed the outdoors fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed to BBQ and spend time with his family.

Jodie was preceded in death by his father, Jesus Barrientes Sr.

Survivors include his sons, Noe Isaiah Barrientes of Alice, Texas and Jedidiah Barrientes of Alice, Texas; mother, Beatrice Barrientes of Palito Blanco, Texas; brothers, Jesus (Esmeralda) Barrientes of Palito Blanco, Texas, Eliseo Barrientes of Palito Blanco, Texas, Leonel (Debra Jo) Barrientes of Alice, Texas and Alberto (Maria) Barrientes of Alice, Texas; sister, Melba B. (David “Victor”) Soto Sr. of Alice, Texas. Other survivors include nieces and nephews, Jesus Barrientes III, Emily Barrientes, Inez Garza, Irene Garza, Willie Garza, PFC 1 Salvador “Grey” Escochea Jr., Bianca Beatrice Escochea, Shanika Escochea (Luis Rosas Galvan), Samantha Escochea Soto, David “Clavito” Soto Jr., Amanda Revilla, Kimberly Cantu, Elishya (Pio) Trevino, Eliseo Barrientes Jr., Kayla Ruth Barrientes, Billy Singleton, Leonel Barrientes Jr., Clarissa Margarita Barrientes (Rick) Vela, Amber Lynn Barrientes, Alyza Marie Barrientes, Alberto Barrientes Jr., Alberta Barrientes, Aaron Garza, Arlexis Amadeo Barrientes, Alexander Isaiah Barrientes, Eric Salinas, Emmitt Salinas and Felisha Ramirez; several great nieces and nephews; also friend, Crystal Singh and a good dog friend “Baby”.

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 21, 2015 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Rosas Funeral Home with a Rosary being recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Palito Blanco, Texas. Burial will follow at the Barrientes Family Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jesus Barrientes Jr., Eliseo Barrientes, Leonel Barrientes, Albert Barrientes, David Soto and Jesus Barrientes III.

Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to ROSAS FUNERAL HOME