Juan Manuel Lopez Sr. – 62 years of age passed away Tuesday August 8, 2017. He was born December 2, 1954 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Oscar and Guadalupe G. Lopez Sr. He was the owner and operator of Lopez Tire Shop in Alice. Juan loved his family and shared his passion of working and improving Hot Rod Cars with them. Juan spent countless hours working on car engines and he never tired of car shows where he received many trophies and awards. Juan’s daily routine included his cup of coffee, watering and caring for his lawn. Juan had a contagious smile and friendly personality. His pride and joy were his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar Lopez Sr. and an infant son, Billy Joel Lopez.


Survivors include his wife, Minerva O. Lopez of Alice, Texas; two sons, Juan M. (Ralphie) Lopez Jr. and Jesus (Rebekah) Lopez both of Alice, Texas; one daughter, Eliza (Michael Charles) of Alice, Texas; his mother, Guadalupe Lopez; three brothers, Oscar (Sylvia) Lopez Jr. of Alice, Texas, Guadalupe Lopez and Jose Homero (Rosalinda) Lopez both of Premont, Texas and two sisters, Adela Lopez of Bruni, Texas and Laura (Rene) Benavides of Plano, Texas; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

Family will receive friends and relatives at 5:00 P.M. on Thursday August 10, 2017 with a Rosary recited at 7:00 P.M. at Rosas Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. on Friday August 11, 2017 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Roberson Collins Cemetery.

Rosas Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

Funeral arrangements entrusted with ROSAS FUNERAL HOME, INC.