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07/01/1953 - 08/27/2020
Funeral Home San Jose Funeral Home (Eastside)
On Thursday, August 27, 2020, Ruben Vasquez, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 67.
Ruben was born on July 1, 1953 in El Paso, Texas to Augustine and Alicia Vasquez. He was a football player and proud 1972 alum from Bowie High School. Ruben served in the United States Air Force as an aircraft carrier mechanic, followed by 30 years of service at Fort Bliss Army Base.
On September 11, 1990, he married Dolores Mendoza and helped raise two sons, Levi and Barry, and one daughter, Jennifer. Ruben enjoyed coaching the Southside Bears little league baseball team, spending time with friends at L&J, road tripping down to Terlingua and cheering on the Dallas Cowboys. He was known for his storytelling, infectious laugh and love for his dogs.
Ruben was preceded in death by his father, Augustine; his mother, Alicia; and his sister, Vicky. He is survived by his wife, Dolores; his four children, Laura, Julian, Mark, and Barry; his two step-children, Levi and Jennifer; ten grandchildren; his two brothers, Augustine and Ray; and two sisters, Aidee and Bertha.
A funeral service will be held on September 3rd, 2020 at the San Jose Funeral home. Visitation hours are from 4:00pm to 8:00pm in Chapel A. Burial will be scheduled at a later time at Fort Bliss National Cemetery.
Flowers may be sent to San Jose Funeral Home – East @ 10950 Pellicano St., El Paso Texas 79935.