Jose Efren Plasencia, 40, died on Friday, Nov. 14, 2008.

He was born on July 18, 1968 in Mexico to Fidencio and Dolores Meza Plasencia. He was an employee of the Robstown Independent School District and a longtime resident of Robstown. He was preceded in death by his father, Fidencio Plasencia; and his sister, Mersedes Plasencia Meza.

Survivors are his wife, Rosa Plasencia; his son, Jose Alfredo Plasencia; his daughter, Maricruz Plasencia, all of Robstown; his mother, Dolores Plasencia of Mexico; his brothers and sisters, Manuel Plasencia Meza, Reymundo Plasencia Meza, Alicia Plasencia Meza, Ricardo Plasencia Meza, Augruelia Plasencia Meza, Martin Plasencia Meza, Eliodoro Plasencia Meza, and Elpidia Plasencia Meza; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Nov. 16 and 17, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Nov. 18, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.