Felipe MendozaFebruary 5, 1951 ~ December 3, 2017 (age 66)
Funeral services for Felipe Mendoza, 66, of Nacogdoches, will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Shafer Funeral Home in Lufkin with Rev. Marcos Elizondo officiating.
Mr. Mendoza was born February 5, 1951 in Guerrero, Mexico, the son of the late Santiago Mendoza and Sofia Gomez Mendoza, and died Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Dallas.
He enjoyed cooking for his family and was an amazing chef. Mr. Mendoza was an avid hunter, and loved to work in the garden.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Mendoza of Nacogdoches; daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Jose Martinez of Nacogdoches; son and daughter-in-law, Mario and Janet Mendoza of Nacogdoches; son, Santiago Mendoza of Nacogdoches; son, Hector Mendoza of Nacogdoches; son and daughter-in-law, Jose and Griselda of Nacogdoches; grandchildren, Samantha Martinez, Daniella Mendoza, Miranda Mendoza, Luis Martinez, Stephanie Mendoza, Santiago Mendoza Jr., Angel Martinez, Yadira Mendoza, Angel Mendoza, Mario Mendoza Jr., Eduardo Mendoza, and Kayla Mendoza; brother, Santos Mendoza; sister, Lucia Mendoza; sister, Victoria Mendoza; sister, Sinforina Mendoza; brother, Jose Mendoza; sister, Carolina Mendoza; and his best friend and dog, Pancho.
Mr. Mendoza was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Cleotilde Mendoza.
Visitation will be held at Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m., before the funeral service.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shafer Funeral Home, directors.