Felix Gabriel Estrada March 24, 1936 – November 25, 2015

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estradaFelix Gabriel Estrada, 79, former Hereford resident, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.

He resided in Venus, TX for the past ten years.

He was born on March 24, 1936, in Garita (Variadero), New Mexico, to Ramon and Maria (Mareaz) Estrada. He served in the United States Air Force and then married Maria Luisa Flores on August 7, 1954 in Hereford, Texas where they resided for over fifty years. Felix was a proud father of seven daughters which he adored. His legacy lives on through his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his great-great grandchild which he loved and inspired in so many ways. He had a love for his farm animals and old westerns, especially John Wayne Movies.

He was survived by his wife, Maria Luisa (Flores) Estrada; 7 Daughters: Mary Helen Gomez and husband, Tony; Alma Torres; Sandra Thomas, Martha Ortiz and husband, Luis, Allison Estrada and husband, Chip Sebring, Veronica Estrada, Sonia Perez and husband, Rick; 19 Grandchildren: 33 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great Grandchild. He is also survived by his siblings: Patricio Estrada from Hereford, Eloy Estrada and wife Evelyn from Amarillo, Marsha Tijerina from Amarillo, and their families.

jaynesHe was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Vanessa Ortiz; sister, Teresa Quintana; and son-in-law, John Torres.

Visitation with the family is 6-8pm, Monday, November 30, 2015, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel. Funeral services are 10:00 am, Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Jaynes Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at the Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, TX.