Francisco M. Fuentes of Sanderson passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Odessa at the age of 70 years. He was born on Nov. 6 1947 in Sanderson to Alberto Rodriguez Fuentes and Octavia Maldonado Fuentes.
Fuentes is survived by his wife, Maria “Della” Fuentes; his children, Ronnie and husband Marco Fuentez of Sanderson, Rosemary Fuentes of Sanderson, Stevie and wife Barrie Lynn Fuentes of San Angelo; his brothers, Enrique Fuentes, Alberto Fuentes Jr., and Arturo Fuentes; his sisters, Octavia Rodriguez, Amelia Sanchez, and Rita Gonzalez; and his grandchildren, Kayla Fuentez, Marco Fuentez, Jr., Francisco Fuentez, Diego Fuentez, Cedric Fuentes, Cai Fuentes, RaeLynn Fuentes, and Ella Fuentes.
Fuentes is preceded in death by his parents Alberto Rodriguez Fuentes and Octavia Maldonado; and his brothers, Joe Fuentes, Sr., and Carmen Fuentes.
Pallbearers are: Juan Barron, Santiago Flores, Jr., Rene Escamilla, Max Lopez, Thad Cleveland, and Ernest Rodriguez.
Visitation was Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with Rosary starting at 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Sanderson. Funeral service was Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, beginning at 1 p.m. at Saint James Church in Sanderson with Father Reverend Serafin Avenido officiating. Burial will follow at Santa Rita Cemetery.
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