Joe Fierro Rodriguez came into this world on August 27, 1941. He went home to be with the Lord on August 4, 2014.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Denton, TX.
Joe was born in Big Spring, TX to Cecilia Tiero and Louis Rodriguez. Preceded in death by his grandmother Eugenia Fierro and grandfather Pedro Fierro, Big Spring, TX, brother Willie Menchaca, Albuquerque, NM and brother Carlos Fierro, Big Spring, TX. Joe is survived by son Stoney Grimes and wife Kim Grimes, Frisco, TX, sister Gloria Menchaca, Albuqurque, NM, sister Suzie Menchaca, Albuqurque, NM, brother Henry Menchaca, Seagoville, Tx, and brother Ismeal Paredez, Big Spring TX, aunt Felix Fierro Ely, Midland, TX, cousin Moses Fierro and cousin Adelinda Pena, niece Susan Fierro, niece Renee Aragon.
Joe served in the Army National Guard from 1964-1969. He enjoyed his long career in the beverage industry, both in Arizona and Texas. Joe retired from his position, after 16 years, as On-Premise Account Manager with Glazer's Distributors, Dallas, TX in 2004.
So many loved his charismatic and kind heart. His winning personality even claimed him the Who's Who in Arizona 1983-1984. Joe will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. The family extends a special thanks to friend Heather Hilton, niece Jessica Greenleaf, niece Toni Aragon and niece Cecilia Aragon for being a part of his caregiving during his battle with cancer and giving him his wish to be home in his final days.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Denton, TX.
Arrangements are under the direction of Denton Funeral Home. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.dentonfuneralhome.net .