SAN SABA — Amado Z. Vasquez (Amos), age 70, of San Saba, Texas, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, at his residence in San Saba.
Funeral services and visitation will be held Friday, July 5, 2013, at Blaylock Funeral Chapel of San Saba, visitation beginning at 9 a.m. and funeral service at 10:30 a.m., with Jessie Sanchez officiating. Interment will follow at High Valley Cemetery in Bend, Texas.
He was born on June 24, 1943, in San Antonio, Texas, to Manuel Vasquez and Manuela Zuniga Vasquez. As a young man, Amos was married to Flora Trevino and moved to San Saba in 1962, where he worked as a farmer and rancher; he ended working with Richard Miller.
He is survived by his wife, Flora Vasquez of San Saba; daughters, Norma V. Zapata of Kemper, Flora V. Guevara and husband Michael of Stephenville, and Amanda Vasquez of Magnolia; sons, Amado Vasquez Jr. and wife Maria of San Saba, and Macario Vasquez and wife Dena of San Saba; sisters, Connie Gonzales, Carmen Vasquez, Jessica Trejo, Ester Brown, Melinda Robledo; brothers, Jessie Sanchez, Raymond Sanchez, M. Vasquez, and J. Vasquez; grandsons, Joseph Guevara, Macario Vasquez, Jr.; great-grandson Amado M. Guevara; and granddaughters, Courtney Smith, Mattea Crawford, Meranda Crawford, Danessa Vasquez, Samantha Guevara, Saveria Vasquez, and Amore Zapata.
Amos is preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Manuela Vasquez; granddaughter, Malena Vasquez; and sisters, Juanita Lopez, Josephine V. Paredez, Maria V. Hernandez, and Micaela Garcia.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Chapel of San Saba.