Mr. Mendoza was born Sept. 13, 1942, in Runge to Gabino and Maria Mendoza.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Paula; and son, George.
Survivors include a daughter, Olga Mendoza Servin of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; three sons, Rolando Mendoza and Domingo Mendoza Jr. both of Mathis, and Rodolfo Mendoza of Colorado Springs, Colorado; five sisters, Maria Gonzales of Cuero, Janie DeLeon, Rosa Trevino and Carolina Coronado, all of Mathis, and Rosalinda Vernon of Lubbock; five brothers, Lino Mendoza of Alvin, Trino Mendoza of Ft. Lofton, Colorado, Robert and Fabian Mendoza, both of Mathis, and Benito Mendoza of Lubbock; 23 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A prayer service was held Wednesday, July 23, at 7 p.m. at Dobie Funeral Home Chapel.
The funeral service was conducted Thursday, July 24, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Mennonite Church in Mathis. Burial was in Cenizo Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Dobie Funeral Home, Mathis.