Juan Guevara


Juan Guevara, age 92, of Gonzales, Texas passed away on Monday, April 19, 2021. Juan was born Dec. 3, 1928 in Gonzales, Texas to Susan Perez and Catarino Guevara.

Juan is survived by daughters Jane Guevara of Gonzales, Esperanza Mejia of Houston, Betty Moreno of Gonzales; sons, John Guevara Jr of Victoria, Arthur Guevara of Victoria, Pete Guevara of Hallettsville and Chris Guevara of Schulenburg; sister, Amelia Guevara Ramos of Bryan; grandchildren, Veronica Guevara, Lisa Anderson, Rita Soto, Gilbert Leal Jr., Maro Leal, Derrick Leal, Travis Leal, April Leal, Frank Rosales Jr, Jason Rosales, Patrick Guevara, Jessie Guevara, Ricky Guevara, Monica Barreta, Brooki Guevera, Zeke Guevara, Courtney Guevara, Christian Guevara, Nicolas Guevara, Alexis Guevara and Delores Guevara.

Mr. Guevara also leaves behind several Great Grandchildren to cherish his memory.

Juan was preceded in death by daughter, Delores Leal and son, Martin Guevara; father Catarino Guevara and mother, Susan Perez.

Mr. Guevara was also proceeded in death by his wife and brothers, Ramon, Sotero, Felipe, Santiago, Casimiro, and Joe; plus sisters, Epifania, Vicenta, and Lucia.

A visitation for Juan was held Thursday, April 22, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Buffington Funeral Home, 424 Saint Peter St, Gonzales, Texas. A rosary was said for Juan on Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m., Buffington Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral mass took place Friday, April 23rd, at 10 a.m., at Saint James Catholic Church, Gonzales, Texas. Interment followed at Saint James Catholic Cemetery, Gonzales, Texas.

Serving as pallbearers were Jason Martinez, Jonathon Anderson, Edward Anderson, John "Buga" Ramos Jr., Tanner Higginbotham, Javier Valladolid, Pete Guevara, Rubin Arredondo, and Abraham Cavazos. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Veronica Guevara, Lisa Guevara Anderson, Rita Soto,  Jon Edward Anderson, "Little Joe" Jay Guevara, Jenna Dominguez, Cera Anderson and Caytlyn Molina.

Services were under the care of Buffington Funeral Home Gonzales.

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