Cruz G. Muniz, Jr., 54, entered into eternal life on February 19, 2020 at his home in Alpine, Texas.
Cruz was born January 22, 1966, in Alpine to Cruz Huerta Muniz and Juanita Garcia Muniz. He attended Alpine public schools and worked in maintenance for many years at First National Bank in Alpine, before starting his own auto body repair shop based on his love for classic cars and his passion for fixing them from body repair to paint to upholstery. He ran Cruz's Body Shop and was a very talented body man with many years of experience.
He was preceded in death by his father and infant sister, Martha.
He is survived by by his mother Juanita of Midland, Texas, son Cruz "Trey" Muniz, III of Manchester, Missouri, daughter Marie Muniz of Denton, Texas, sister Annabel Muniz Wiesman and her husband Darrel of Midland, brother Michael Muniz, also of Midland, former spouse Linda Lassiter of Alpine, along with several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Rosary service will be held at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. followed with Mass of Christian Burial and graveside service at Holy Angels cemetery. Fr. Beto Lopez will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Vega, David Ramos, Aliberto Almodova, Joel Muniz, Jr., Michael Muniz, Jr. and Devon Portillo.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to the Alpine Humane Society.
Alpine Memorial Funeral Home has been entrusted with his services. Online condolences may be made at: www.alpinememorialfuneralhome.com.
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