Jose M. Campos, Jr.


Reverend Jose M. Campos, Jr.

Reverend Jose M. Campos, Jr., 71, of Gonzales passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. He was born Oct. 25, 1949 in Fentress, Texas the son of Jose and Alejandra Campos.

He was the longtime minister with the Templo Bethel Pentecostes Church in Gonzales. He established the church in 1980 and served as pastor until his passing. He enjoyed westerns, fishing, carpentry and visiting friends. Family life was especially important to him, taking his grandchildren to school and on outings and going to breakfast with his sister Mary. His faith was the pillar of his life and he loved reading his bible and preaching the Word.

He is survived by his wife: Domitila Campos; daughters: Hermelinda Sanchez and husband, Saul, of Gonzales, Elsa Guerrero and husband, David, of Austin, and Leticia Aguilar of Seguin; sons: Delfino Aguilar and wife, Irma, of Seguin, Jessie Campos of Gonzales ,and Alex Campos and wife, Syria, also from Gonzales; 16 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Templo Bethel Pentecostes with a prayer service beginning at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, March 5, 2021 at Templo Bethel Pentecostes with interment following at Gonzales Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers include: Joel Campos, Alex Campos, Anthony Casares, Jonathan Guerrero, Jose Salgado and Santos Mata.

Due to current CDC, State and local mandates, protective measures regarding social distancing, limited attendance capacity, and use of personal protective masks will be required for the visitation, church service and graveside burial rite. Those remotely symptomatic of COVID-19 are politely asked not to attend. Services are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home.

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