October 31, 1931 - July 31, 2018
A Prayer Vigil for Jose Valdez, 86, a long time Hereford resident will be held Monday, August 6, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Parkside Chapel with Deacon Jesse Guerrero, officiating. Arrangements have been entrusted to Parkside Chapel Funeral Home. Mr. Valdez passed into the next life Tuesday July 31, 2018 in Hereford.
Jose Valdez was born October 31, 1931 in Lockhart, Texas to Jose and Faviana (Sandoval) Valdez. Jose met and fell in love with Maria Fuentes, they married on October 23, 1955 in Hereford. They had first seen each other at Church when their families came to Hereford as Migrant workers. Mr. Valdez was a retired welder and carpenter, and had worked for The City of Hereford for 10 years. He also worked for E.B. Black Furniture Company as a carpet layer and had also worked on the construction of Holly Sugar.
He is survived by his wife Maria “Lupe” Valdez, of the home; 2 daughters, Nelda Gonzalez of Hereford, TX, and Angelica Baker of San Diego, CA; 1 son, Joe F. Valdez and wife Wilma of Pampa, TX; 1 sister, Maria Limas of Hereford, TX; 3 grandchildren, Adrian Valdez, Amber Baker, and Eric Gonzalez; and numerous nieces and nephews.