Mr. Perez was born on Jan. 25, 1950, in Beeville to Manuel C. and Manuela Perez. He graduated from W.B. Ray High School in Corpus Christi in 1968. He attended Wharton Junior College and received an associate’s degree from Bee County College.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an older brother, Luis Perez; and a brother-in-law, Johnny Arriaga.
Survivors include his wife of 11 years, Kathleen Perez; a brother, Mario (Lydia) Perez; and six sisters, Minnie Arriaga (Robert) Perez, Mary Alice (Juan) Bosquez, Lydia (John) Gonzalez, Esther Imelda (Steve) Boehm, Rosita Perez (R.D.) Ogden and Cynthia (Daniel) Flores.
Visitation was held on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home. A rosary was recited that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Pasala officiating. Burial followed at Our Lady of Victory #1.
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