Jose De La Cruz Rocha ,77, passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 in Lubbock. A visitation for Mr. Rocha begins 10:00 am Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors with a rosary at 7:00 pm. Arrangements were made under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors.
A second rosary will be held 7:00 pm Friday, November 1, 2019 at Goetz Funeral Chapel in Seguin. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father David Tonary officiating. Burial will follow in San Geronimo Cemetery under the direction of Goetz Funeral Home.
Jose was born February 28, 1942 in Seguin to the late Jose & Jesusa Rocha. He married Elizabeth Flores on December 30, 1964 in Lubbock and worked for Woodburn ISD in Woodburn, OR as Head Custodian for over 27 years. After retiring in 1998, He became an Entrepreneur in the Entertainment Industry. He enjoyed watching many sports like football, baseball & golf but was a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Yankees. Above all; He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren having big cookouts any chance they could.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Rocha of Lubbock; three sons, Jose Rocha III, Emilio Rocha & wife Kelly, Isidro Rocha all of Lubbock; three daughters, Erica Rocha & Bobby Newton, Nadia Rocha & Ray Rodriguez, Jessica Rocha & Natividad Rodriguez all of Lubbock; four sisters, Margarite Montoya, Gloria Gomez both of Lubbock, Louisa Rangel of Roscoe, Maria Hernandez of Dallas; twelve grandchildren; one great grandchild.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Isidro Rocha; four sisters, Elvira Trinidad, Isabel Camarillo, Refugia Rocha, Rosita Rocha