Jorge “Big Boss” Mendez Jr, 37, was called to be with the Lord, to join his grandfather, Guadalupe Nunez and uncle, Jesus Nunez. He enjoyed watching football, playing games, fishing and spending time with his family. Jorge worked for Patterson UTI for many years and later worked for Grey Wolf.
Survivors include his loving wife, Rosalie Mendez of Alice, Texas; sons, Michael Mendez of Corpus Christi, Texas, Mark G. and Christopher S. both of Alice, Texas; daughter, Reyna Mendez of Alice, Texas; mother, Juanita Mendez (Bene Hernandez) of Alice, Texas; sister, Leticia (Jose) Rocha of Alice, Texas; brothers-in-law, Frankie (Jolyn) Lopez and Jacob (Veronica) Lopez of Alice, Texas; sisters-in-law, Bethany (Mayo) Ramirez and Lowlisa Gonzalez of Alice, Texas; mother-in-law, Nora Lisa (Cesario) Ramirez of Alice, Texas and father-in-law, Frank Lopez of Alice, Texas. Other survivors include his grandmother, Guadalupe Nunez of Alice, Texas; special aunts, Irma Arrellano and Trina Benavides both of Alice, Texas; special uncle, Juan Benavides of Alice, Texas, uncle, Ramon (Letty) Nunez of Alice, Texas; four special nephews, Rolando Garza, Jacob Garza, Ramon Altamirano and Jose Rocha Jr. all of Alice; best friends, George Medina, Albert Buentello, Luis “Rock” Pezina, Gabriel Infante and Ernesto “Neto” Olivarez; numerous of other nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2012, at the Rosas Funeral Home Chapel with a Prayer Service to begin at 7 pm that evening. Burial will be held at a later date at Roberson Collins Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made and sent in his memory to National Multiple Sclerosis, 733 3rd Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10017.
Funeral arrangements entrusted with Rosas Funeral Home.