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Simon Vasquez

February 18, 1948 — January 11, 2021

Sugar Land

Simon “Sam” Vasquez 72, of Sugar Land Texas formerly of Somerville passed away in Sugar Land, Tx. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Somerville, TX., with Father Joven Saavedra as Officiant the burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery near Somerville. The Family will receive guests from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Caldwell, TX., The Holy Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m. also at the funeral home. Military Honors will be provided by VFW Post # 4458 Caldwell, Texas.

Simon was born February 18, 1948 in Caldwell, TX., to parents Ynez Vasquez and Demetria (Vasquez) Vasquez. He married the love of his life Rebecca (Lara) November 1, 1970 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Giddings, TX.,. To this union were blessed Marisela, Jessica and Gabriela.

Sam was larger than life. He served in the U.S. Navy, graduated Texas A&M university, and worked and retired from the V.A. Hospital in Houston, TX. Simon was a member of the Texas Association of Sports Officials, and refereed high school basketball. His other hobbies included gardening, taking his grandkids on adventures, and watching Aggies football. Simon's favorite hobby was entertaining people with his music -- he was Rocking Sam the DJ. He was a loving husband, a great father, an amazing Popo, and a favorite uncle.

Mr. Vasquez was preceded in death by his Parents, Ynez & Demetria Vasquez, a brother, Lee Vasquez, and a brother-in-law Bobby Taylor.

Sam is survived by his loving family and wife of nearly 51 years, Rebecca Vasquez, TX., 3 daughters, Marisela Vasquez, Jessica Vasquez and Gabriela Vasquez & Robert Lopez all of Sugar Land, TX., 3 brothers, Victor & Sandra Vasquez of Stafford, TX., Fidel & Mary-Helen Vasquez of Brenham, TX., Julian & Liz Vasquez, of Somerville, TX., 2 sisters, Jackie & Rolando Villareal of College Station, TX., Lupe Taylor of Staunton, VA., and 2 grandchildren  Jaxon Vasquez, and Jaycee Vasquez of Sugar Land, TX.,

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Service Schedule

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24 Hour Viewing

Friday, January 15, 2021

Starts at 5:00 pm (Central time)

Strickland Funeral Home~Caldwell

530 TX-36, Caldwell, TX 77836

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Recitation of the Rosary

Friday, January 15, 2021

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

Strickland Funeral Home~Caldwell

530 TX-36, Caldwell, TX 77836

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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