Jesus Sauceda, 71, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born November 27, 1948, to Genero and Marcelina Sauceda in Tilden.
Jesus retired from Mc- Mullen ISD after 14 years of service as a custodian. He loved listening to oldies music and playing with his grandchildren. He was a very cheerful man and you could always hear him whistling no matter what he was doing. He was a devoted husband to Maria for 38 wonderful years. Jesus would do anything to see you smile.
Jesus is survived by his wife, Maria Sauceda; daughter,
Francis Ritcher; two grandsons, Skyler and Brody Ritcher; brothers, Genero Sauceda and his wife Olivia, Pedro Sauceda and his wife Cindy, and Willie Hassette; sister, Gregoria Benavidez; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Genero and Marcelina Sauceda; and his brother, Patricio Sauceda.
Pallbearers were Terry Varga, Dustin Goodrum, Russel Goodrum, Ricky Ritcher, Alonzo “Pie” Garza and Dave Underwood. Honorary Pallbearers were his grandsons, Skyler and Brody Ritcher.
Visitation was held Friday, June 26 from 9-10 a.m. at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel 118 W. Oaklawn, Pleasanton, TX. Funeral Service was held at the conclusion of visitation at 10 a.m., with interment at Hilltop Cemetery in Tilden.