Jose Israel "Holmes" Paredez Sr., 52, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.

He was born on Dec. 18, 1956 in Robstown to Enrique and Maria Gonzalez Paredez. He was a lifelong resident of Robstown.

He is survived by his children, Jose Israel (Nadia) Paredez Jr., Jenifer (Adam Ramos) Paredez, both of Robstown, Sandy Paredez (Mario) Flores of Monterrey, Mexico, Edward (Maddie) Paredez of San Antonio, and Stephanie (Rick) Villanueva of Robstown; his parents, Enrique and Maria Paredez of Robstown; four sisters, Hilda (Ramiro Jr.) Saenz of Banquete, Dalia Paredez of Houston, Esmeralda (Roy Ybarra) Espinoza of Robstown, and Noelia (Carlos) Ibarra o Houston; two brothers, Enrique (Mary Ann) Paredez of Banquete, and Rene (Sandy) Paredez of Robstown; nine grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.