Life-Long Alpine and Brewster County resident, Felipe Sanchez Fierro, Sr. 80 of Alpine, Texas entered eternal life on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland, Texas.
Felipe was born on Saturday, December 17th, 1938 in Alpine, Texas to Julian Fierro and Paula (Sanchez) Fierro. He worked for Twin Peaks Body Shop in Alpine, as the number 1 body man.
Praying of the Most Holy Rosary was held on Monday, October 7th, 2019 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 with Father Beto Lopez, severing as Celebrant. Burial followed at Holy Angles Cemetery.
Those having the honor of serving as honorary pallbearers are Mario Martinez, Sr., Jacob Chavez, Eddie Vega, Ricky Vega, Leroy Fierro, Oscar Fierro, Robert Fierro, Fred Ramirez, Andrew Ramirez, John Carlo Valencia, Jimmy Bueno, Sonny Bueno, Juan Dominguez, Eduardo Dominguez, Carlos Dominguez, Paco Fierro, Pepe Fierro, Mike Fierro, Steven Fierro, Scott Hintz, J.T. Vega, Juan Fierro and Luis Tavarez.
Felipe loved his beloved wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved to joke around with family and friends, as well as taking road trips, eating at his favorite restaurant Golden Corral, and eating his red enchiladas with an egg. He enjoyed golf and cheering on The Dallas Cowboys.
Proceeding Felipe in death are his parents Julian and Paula Fierro; sisters Rosa Fierro Bueno, Teresa Fierro Vega; brothers Joe Fierro, and Abel Fierro, Sr.
Those left to honor and cherish the life of Felipe is his beautiful wife of 48 years Elena Rios Fierro; daughters Berta Rios-Martinez and husband Mario, Terry Fierro Chavez and husband Jacob; sons Danny Rios and wife Pat, Felipe S. Fierro, Jr. and wife Beverly; sisters Lupe Fierro Dominguez, Ramona Fierro Ramirez, and Mary Fierro Valencia; brother Juan Sanchez Fierro; grandchildren Mario Martinez, Jr., Chris R. Martinez, Lucia A. Martinez, Julio R. Martinez, Alexis Chavez, Erin Chavez, Ashley Rios and Victoria Lancaster; great grandchildren Mia Elena Martinez, Naya Martinez, Miles Martinez and Xenia Martinez; many nieces and nephews. He is further survived by his friends Jacob Chavez, Jesus Franco, George Valenzuela, Sr. and Mark Padilla.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Alpine Memorial Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at: www.alpinememorialfuneralhome.com