Jose M. Perez, 70, passed away Friday, February 19, 2016 in a Corpus Christi hospital after a long illness. Jose was a native of San Diego. He retired as a Welder/Mechanic with Duval County after many years. He was a loving and devoted son, husband, father, brother and uncle that will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Moises and Angelita L. Perez and one brother, Jesus Perez.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years of marriage Josefina C. Perez, of San Diego, Texas, one daughter, Martha Perez, Kingsville, Texas, mother-in-law; Marcelina Camacho, San Diego, Texas, one brother; Julio (Angie) Perez, Alice, Texas, three sisters; Modesta (Leopoldo) Serna, San Diego, Texas, Manuela Perez and Delfina Perez, both of Alice, Texas, numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, February 21, 2016 with a Rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis de Paula Catholic Church and burial will follow at the San Diego Cemetery No. 2 Mauro P. Garcia Funeral Homes, Inc. in charge of arrangements. Condolences for the family can be left on our website www.mauropgarcia.com