Jose Enrique De La O Sr., 60, of Mexia, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Providence Medical Center in Waco. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 17, at 3 p.m. at Porter Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Mario Rivera officiating. Interment will follow at Mexia Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
De La O was born May 22, 1954 in Tenexpa, Guerrero, Mexico, to Ceferino and Irais Mayares De La O. He has been in the community since 1988.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his sons, Jose De La O Jr. and wife, Melissa, Bobby De La O and wife, Patricia, and Erik Ceferino De La O and wife, Kinder, all of Mexia; sisters, Evelia De La O of Tenexpa, Maritelma De La O of Arizona, Taqueline De La O of Tenexpa, Yolanda De La O of Tenexpa; brothers-in-law, Ramon Bailon of Tenexpa and Melchor Gonzalez of Arizona, as well as numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.