Dec. 4 Obituary

Francisco Fuentes Jr.


Francisco Fuentes Jr., 60, of Snyder, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 in Snyder after a brief illness.

Funeral mass for Mr. Fuentes will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Raj Arokiasamy officiating. Burial will follow at Snyder Cemetery under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Born on  July 5, 1957 in Brownsville to Francisco and Theodola (Rios) Fuentes, he married Alicia Avila on April 29, 1977 in Snyder.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Alberto Fuentes.  

Survivors include his wife, Alicia Fuentes of Snyder; two daughters, Leticia A. Fuentes and Felicia M. Fuentes, both of Snyder; three sisters, Rosa Maria Garza of Brownsville and Juanita Torres and Alicia Barrientos, both of Houston; one brother, Jose Luis Fuentes of Brownsville; one honorary brother, David Arizmendi of Snyder; two granddaughters, Isabel M. Rivera and Araceli N. Silva; and four grandsons, Macario Alberto Rivera, Noah L. Fuentes, Leonidas A. Fuentes and Ezekiel N. Silva.

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 949    
Snyder, TX 79550
Phone: (325) 573-5486
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