Sabas M. Zulaica, Jr, age 74, passed away at his home in Charlotte on August 14, 2021. He was born in Charlotte on June 11, 1947, to parents Sabas Zulaica and Juanita Muñoz.

He was preceded in death by his father Sabas Zulaica; mother Juanita Muñoz; stepfather Jose Leon Tijerina; grandfathers Jose Angel Zulaica and Cecilio D. Muñoz; grandmothers Concepcion Zulaica, Guadalupe Muñoz and Santos Muñoz; sisters Guadalupe Sabas Gallegos and Lydia Pacheco; and brothers Gustavo Gonzales and David Tijerina.

Sabas is survived by brothers Joe R. Tijerina of Pleasanton and Carlos H. Tijerina of Charlotte and numerous nieces and nephews.

Sabas served in the U.S. Navy from 1962 to 1968, during the Vietnam War era, and was aboard the USS Kitty Hawk. He was also a prominent hair stylist in San Antonio and surrounding cities.

Interment will be at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, but no funeral services will be held.

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