Jesus “Jesse” Suniga


Jesus “Jesse” Suniga, 66, of Lockhart, passed away on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.

Jesse was born on Feb. 3, 1946, in Fentress, Texas, to Petra and Ponciano Zuniga.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ponciano, sisters, Rosa and Olivia Zuniga,  and infant daughter, Maria Suniga.

Jesse served our country in the United States Navy and is a war veteran.

Jesse is surv

ived by his wife, Mary Navarro; his daughters, Virginia Tobias and Michael McMullen; Alice and Pedro Carmona; Melba and John Perez; and Melinda and Joseph Marmolejo; son, Mark Anthony Suniga and Monica Paz; and stepchildren, Mary and Michael Potter; Sammy and Antonette Navarro; Lee Navarro; and Jay and Theresa Aguirre. He is also survived by his mother, Petra Zuniga, of Vernon, Texas; 12 brothers and sisters; 18 grandchildren and seven step-grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers are Andrew Ray Sanchez, Mark Anthony Suniga Jr., Ponciano Zuniga Jr., Jay Aguirre, Lee Navarro, Michael Hiracheta and as honorary pallbearers Pedro Carmona Jr. and Gabriel Jesus Suniga.

Visitations will be on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Eeds Funeral Home in Lockhart from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., with the Rosary recital at 6 p.m., with Deacon Cleo Cruz officiating. A special viewing will be Wednesday, Feb. 13th from 9 – 11 a.m. at Eeds Funeral Home. Burial services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. at Fort Sam Houston, in San Antonio, Texas.

Funeral arrangements will be with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 S. Main Street, Lockhart Texas. (512) 398-2343.



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