Jose “Joe” Javier Gamez, age 38 of Redwood Falls, formerly of Edcouch, Texas passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015 at his home due to a house fire. Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 26 at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Jose Javier Gamez was born October 2, 1976 in Weslaco, Texas to Monica Gamez Becerra. He grew up in Edcouch-Elsa, Texas. Jose worked at Central Bi-Products in Redwood Falls. He loved spending time with family and friends. Jose enjoyed grilling out, listening to music, and playing volleyball and basketball. He also enjoyed fishing, swimming, and making sure his car was spotless.
Jose is survived by his fiancée Lisa Gullickson of Redwood Falls; son Anthony Gamez of Le Sueur; mother Monica Gamez of La Villa, TX; sisters San Juanita and Esmeralda Gamez; brothers Antonio, Jose Jr. (Claudia), Damian (Jullisa), and Alejandro (Cynthia) Gamez. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Dominga Barrientos Gamez and Jose Gamez, and uncle Federico Gamez.