Jesus Pantoja
Jesus Pantoja
  • June 28, 1935 - November 25, 2017
  • El Paso, Texas

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Jesus Pantoja Sr., 82 years of age. Born June 28, 1935 and entered into eternal peace and received by God our Heavenly Father on November 25, 2017. Dad was a proud Bowie High School graduate, Class of 1954. Dad was a truck driver for over 37 years and was a proud Teamsters Local 745 member. Dad was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Dad married the love of his life, Refugio S. Pantoja and together had four wonderful and loving children; Patricia Ramos (Tony), Jesus Pantoja Jr. (Laura), Diana Pantoja (Julie) and Richard Pantoja (Maria). Dad's pride and joy were his grandchildren; Tony Ramos (Naomi), Rick Ramos (Vanessa), Jessica Pantoja (Joe Rodriguez), Jesus Pantoja III, Vanessa Pantoja (Jose Castro), Marissa Pantoja and great-grandchildren Tony Ramos, Madalyn Alessandra Ramos, Vivian Ivy Ramos and future great-granddaughter Adalynn Rose Rodriguez. Dad is preceded in death by his parents; Santiago and Tomasa S. Pantoja, brothers; Santiago A. Pantoja and Robert Pantoja and sisters; Agripina Moya Gines and Jessie Rivera. Dad is survived by sisters Maria Elena Perez, Lucy Hernandez and long-time caregiver Lynda Guerra. Pallbearers: Tony Ramos, Rick Ramos, Jesus Pantoja III, Victor Pantoja, Robert Pantoja, Manuel C. Benavidez and honorary pallbearer Tony Ramos Jr. Dad was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed but never forgotten. We love you Dad. Services entrusted to Hillcrest Funeral Home located at 1060 N. Carolina. Visitation to be held November 30, 2017 from 5:00 P.M.- 9:00 P.M. with recitation of the rosary at 7:00 P.M. Funeral mass to be held on December 1, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at San Antonio de Padua Catholic Church located at 503 Hunter Dr. Eternal resting place, Evergreen East Cemetery, located at 12400 Montana Ave.