Joe Luis Bernal
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Joe Luis Bernal
  • June 23, 1960 - January 20, 2017
  • Odessa, Texas

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Joe Luis Bernal, 56, passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at his residence in Odessa, Texas surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 23, 1960 in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico to Luis Sanchez Bernal and Gabina Orta Bernal. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Amabilia Moya Bernal; his daughter, Leslie Zepeda and her husband, Mario; his son, David Bernal; his son, Eddy Payen and his wife, Jocelin; his son, Erez Bernal; and his niece, Nayrobi Roman. Two grandsons, Aiden Zepeda and Ari Payen; two granddaughters, Trinity Zepeda and Tessa Zepeda. His uncles, Tomas Bernal of Odessa,Texas and Marcos Orta of Brownsville, Texas. His sisters, Rachel Maldanado of San Antonio, Texas; Rebecca Guerra; Elizabeth Allen and husband, Robert; Naomi Booth and husband, John; Mary Arenivas and husband, Porfirio; Martha Salcido; Esther Rodriguez and husband, Rudy; all of Odessa, Texas; and an extended family. His Madrina Eva McGuire-Romero and God-Son Anthony Uranga of Odessa, Texas. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, brother Benjamin Bernal, and nephew Luis Bernal.

Pallbearers are David Bernal, Erez Bernal, Eddy Payen, Mario Zepeda, Rudy Rodriguez, Robert Allen, Pete Arenivas, and Vicente Maldonado. Honorary Pallbearers are Aiden Zepeda and Anthony Uranga.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1:00-7:00pm at Frank Wilson Funeral Chapel.

Rosary to be held Tuesday at 7:00pm at Frank Wilson Funeral Chapel.

A funeral service will be held at St. Anthony's on Wednesday at 10am.

Services are entrusted to Frank Wilson Funeral Directors.