Juan Jose “Joe” Lopez was born on Feb. 14, 1960. He passed away on Feb. 1, 2014, in his home with his family.
He resided all of his life in Lockhart.
Joe is the son of his late father, Alejandro Lopez, Sr., and surviving mother Tiodora Lopez.
He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Norma Lopez; his two loving daughters, Angelica Acosta, of Kyle, and Sandra Lopez, of Lockhart. He has four grandchildren, Imran Acosta Junior, Isaac Acosta, Israel Acosta and Kaleb Anthony Ash, which are his pride and joy.
He is also surivived by three brothers, Ruben, of Austin, Paul, of Washington State, and Alex, of Lockhart; and four sisters, Ernestine Arredondo, of Buda, Ruth Cantu, of Beeville, Estella Soliz, of Austin, and Janie Garza, of Lockhart.
He was a devoted family man, who cared deeply for his wife, and children. He loved spending quality time with his grandchildren and he will be missed by all his family.
A loyal Dallas Cowboys fan, faithfully supporting his team, unlike a “generic fan” as he would call them.
A kid at heart, he loved serving his community, by uplifting the students and staff of Plum Creek Elementary for 17 years. He expressed his love to all, by caring, joking, and serving to the best of his ability.
Viewing and prayer service were planned at Deleon Funeral Home in Lockhart, Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, from 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral services were scheduled on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Life Unlimited Church in Lockhart.