Simon L. Flores Jr.
Simon Lopez Flores Jr., 81, of Uvalde died on July 2, 2019, in San Antonio.
Interment will be held today at 10 a.m. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, with military honors.
He was born on May 19, 1938, in Uvalde to Rosa (Lopez) and Simon L. Flores. He was a veteran who served in the U. S. Navy.
He is survived by four sons, Simon L. Flores III and wife, Regina, of Fontana, California, Santos Flores and wife, Andrea, of Marino Valley, California, Sidney Flores and wife, Michelle, of West Covina, California, and Michael Flores and companion, Gina Aguas, of Uvalde; two sisters, Rose Ann Musquiz and husband, Rodolfo, of San Antonio and Gloria Gonzales of Northville, Michigan; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Flores was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen Aguirre Flores; his parents; and two sisters, Juanita Ramirez and Ignacia Flores.
A rosary was recited on Monday and again on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A mass of Christian burial was held yesterday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Pallbearers were Ronald Musquiz, Eric Musquiz, Philip Call, Patricio Flores, Mario Ortiz III and Justin De Hoyos. Honorary pallbearers were Abel Morales and Jake Garcia.