Joe Ray Muñoz, 38, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018 in Rankin County. Funeral mass for Mr. Muñoz will be 10:00 am Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Christ the King Cathedral with Father Peter D’Souza officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. A rosary will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors.
Joe was born June 3, 1980 in Lubbock to Jose Alfredo & Dalia Muñoz. He graduated from Coronado Highschool in 1998 and married Marissa Gonzalez on August 2, 2014 in Lubbock. He worked as a supervisor in the oilfields and enjoyed reading, working out, singing and watching the 49’ers. Joe was a devoted catholic and a 3rd Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus. He was a loving husband, amazing father and loved spending time with his family & friends.
He is survived by his wife, Marissa Muñoz of Lubbock; two sons, Evan Muñoz, Ethan Muñoz both of Lubbock; a daughter, Meriah Gonzalez of Lubbock; his mother, Dalia Muñoz of Lubbock; two brothers, Santos Muñoz, Freddy Muñoz both of Lubbock; two sisters, Crystal Muñoz of Lubbock, Emily Muñoz both of Lubbock; his Paternal grandmother, Santos Muñoz of Lubbock; maternal grandfather, Eloy Rivera.
He is preceded in death by his father, Jose Alfredo Muñoz; paternal grandfather, Efrain Muñoz; maternal grandmother, Delia Rivera; two uncles, Frank Muñoz, Robert Gonzalez