Joe Alcala Flores, Jr.

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Joe Alcala Flores, Jr., age 50, passed from the life on Jan. 28, 2020.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 1 p.m. in the Elliott Hamil Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Abilene under the direction of Elliott Hamil Funeral Home.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, at the Elliott Hamil Funeral Home Chapel. 5701 US Hwy. 227 South.

Joe was born on March 15, 1969 in Abilene, to Joe Alcala Flores, Sr. and Jesse Flores. He was raised in Graham by his mother, Jessie Uranga, and her husband of 43 years, Richard Uranga, Sr., and in Abilene by his grandparents, Aurora Flores and the late Luis Flores, Sr. Growing up with his brother Richard Uranga, Jr. and sister Maria Casias, he loved playing baseball, soccer and football, and riding his BMX bicycle. He also was a Royal Ranger at the Assembly of God Church. He became a landscaper and handy man in his adult years, and he still loved to watch football.

He and Kathy Huerta were married in Abilene, and had three children - Chris “Ricky” Villarreal, Crystal Flores, and Joe Flores, III.

Joe was preceded in death by his son Joe Flores, III, and his grandfather Luis Flores, Sr.

Survivors include his parents, Richard and Jessie Uranga; son, Chris “Ricky” Villarreal; daughter, Crystal Flores; eight grandchildren, Joe Angel Lopez, Xavier Lopez, Dezinae Lopez, Jonathan Cantu Jr., Christopher Moreno, Lailah Moreno, Xyllie Moreno, and Mauricio Moreno; and a host of extended family and friends.

 

 

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