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1961 Juan 2023

Juan Gaitan Jr.

March 3, 1961 — April 24, 2023

Lubbock

Juan Gaitan Jr. 62 was born March 3, 1961, in Del Rio to Juan & Concepcion Gaitan. He graduated from Del Rio Highschool in 1980 and was currently working in receiving for O’Reilly’s Auto Parts.  A musician at heart, Juan played the guitar and bass and enjoyed listening to worship songs. He also enjoyed hosting cookouts but above all, even being with his family, Juan loved being a grandpa.

On April 24, 2023, surrounded by family, Juan Gaitan Jr. answered the call and received his promise of eternal life. Those left to cherish his memory are his father, Juan Gaitan Sr and wife Lupita of Del Rio; two sons, Jonathan Gaitan of Lubbock, Jeremiah Gaitan & wife Rachael of Roswell; two daughters and their husbands, Joann & Eric Hudson, Marli & Denver Dunlap all of Lubbock; two brothers, Jose Gaitan of Del Rio, Manuel Gaitan of San Antonio; three sisters, Idalia Valencia of Plainview, Monica Trevino, Dora Gaitan both of Del Rio; seven grandchildren; Jacob, Isaac, Eli, Sophia, Bailey, Weston, Maddox; one great grandchild, Christopher Kai.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Concepcion Gaitan and one sister, Rosita Gaitan.

Services for Juan Gaitan Jr. will be 2:00 pm Friday, April 28, 2023, in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors with Pastor Rey Trevino officiating.  Burial will follow in the City of Lubbock Cemetery under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. Viewing and visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thursday, April 27 at Broadway Funeral Directors.

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Visitation

Thursday, April 27, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Broadway Funeral Directors

1901 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX 79401

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Celebration of Life

Friday, April 28, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Broadway Funeral Directors

1901 Broadway St, Lubbock, TX 79401

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