Funeral service was at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 1, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shelby, followed by interment in Guadalupe Cemetery in Drisoll, Texas.
Visitation was from 1-2 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shelby.
Mr. Sanchez was a welder by trade and owner of Shelby Welding Shop.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Shelby and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is preceded in death by his wife Maria G. Sanchez and granddaughter Alecia Sanchez.
He is survived by five daughters, Josephine S. Lucio of Cordova, Tenn., Gloria Sanchez of Arlington, Texas, Suzanne E.S. Vasquez of Rosenburg, Texas, Lillian S. Holquin of Casa Grande, Ariz. And Marta S. Caudillo of Clarksdale; two sons Jose Sanchez of Vicksburg and Julio Sanchez Jr. of Shelby; 22 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.