Alex was born in Corpus Christi on October 12, 1991. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alejandro Longoria, Jr. and graduated from A.C. Jones High School in 2010. He attended Coastal Bend College and earned a certificate in welding. He enjoyed playing baseball, the outdoors (fishing) and enjoying being with friends.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Mr. Alejandro Longoria, Sr.; maternal grandfather, Mr. Feliciano Diaz, Sr.; maternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Delfino Diaz, Sr.; paternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Manual Cavazos, Sr.; and paternal great-great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Juan Longoria.
He leaves to cherish his memory his sister, Patricia Longoria of Beeville; paternal grandmother, Connie Cavazos Longoria; maternal grandmother, Marianela Contreras Diaz, both of Corpus Christi, and a host of numerous relatives and friends.
Alex’s love, concern, and generosity for all mankind share his loving memories. Mr. and Mrs. Longoria request everyone to remember Alex the way he was, and how he exhibited strength and a kind heart.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Trevino Funeral Home, and resumed at 5:00 p.m. at Saint Joseph Catholic Church with the rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. The Mass and celebration of Alex’s life was held on Thursday, August 22, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, the Rev. Richard Gonzales officiating. Alex will rest and await the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at Saint Josephs Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Manual Cavazos, Michael Shofield, Aaron Ramirez, Gerardo Diaz, Sr., Fernando M. Pantoja and Delfino Diaz, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Patricia Longoria, Fernando M. Diaz, Corrdell Aguirre, Chris Lara, Roland Espinosa, Ashton Perez, Ryan Ramirez, Nehemiah Lee Granado and Oscar Robles, III.