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Joe Alexander Moreno

November 26, 1970 ~ January 2, 2022 (age 51)

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Joe Alexander Moreno, age 51, passed away on January 2, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by loved ones who will continue to honor his legacy by living their lives to the fullest. Despite the pain, Joe came out a hero and stayed strong until the end. Joe was born on November 26, 1970, in New Orleans, LA. He grew up in San Diego, CA and Corpus Christi, Texas. He graduated from Foy H. Moody High School in 1988. After graduation he attended Del Mar College and served in the United States Air Force from 1990 to 1998. Afterwards, he earned a bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M Corpus Christi. Joe worked as an Aircraft Mechanic at CCAD where he repaired and overhauled helicopters for over 20 years.

At a young age, Joe developed a fascination and love for music that lasted his whole life. Joe was internationally known as DJ Dragon. He was a master on the turntables and always supported local artists by playing their music on the radio and at clubs. Joe was an avid sports fan, always cheering for the Las Vegas Raiders, Los Angeles Lakers, and the New York Yankees.

Joe is survived by his parents Maria and Antonio Moreno Jr., his children; Andrea, Jason, Kamiya and Joe Angel and his significant other Angela, his grandchildren; Brandon, Alexia, and Jackson, his sisters; Elizabeth, and her fiancé Brian, Christy, and her husband Raul, his nephew Luca and niece Sofia.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM, Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM that same evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 AM, Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.

“Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force. Mourn them do not.” - Yoda

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January 12, 2022

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Recitation of the Rosary
January 12, 2022

7:00 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Funeral Mass
January 13, 2022

11:30 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
2509 Nogales
Corpus Christi, TX


Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 IH37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

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