Cruz M. Mendez, age 77, passed away on October 19, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Cruz was born on May 3, 1940 to Jose and Prisca Mendez. He was employed by CC Army Depot and CCISD as a bus driver. He was an avid fan of the Houston Astros, Dallas Cowboys and enjoyed BBQ and beer. He will always be remembered for being a loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Prisca Mendez, sisters Beatrice Capetillo, Helen Medina and a brother Raul Mendez.
Cruz is survived by his sons Richard (Valinda), Steve (Sandra) Mendez; grandsons William and Alexander Mendez; sister Celia Trevino; brothers Joe (Celia) Mendez, Frank (Virginia) Mendez, Rudy (Irene) Mendez; numerous nephews and nieces.
The family would like to say thank you to Martha Lopez for being there for him in his final days.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home.
A service summary is not available