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Jesus 'Johnny' Barron Obituary

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Jesus 'Johnny' Barron

Lockhart, Texas

June 24, 1941 - August 14, 2021

Jesus 'Johnny' Barron Obituary

On August 14, 2021, Jesus "Johnny" Barron passed away peacefully at the age of 80. Mr. Barron will be missed by family and friends but not forgotten. He was born to his parents Manuel Barron and Eloisa Murillo on June 24, 1941, in Lockhart, Texas. Johnny is survived by his wife of 57 years, Fidelia Gomez Barron, his sons, Johnny (Linda), Thomas (Raquel), daughters, Carol Oliveros (Andres), and Imelda (Annie) Vasquez (Fred). He is also survived by a sister, Connie Tello (Pete), 18 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Manuel Barron and Eloisa Murillo Barron, brothers, Valentine Barron, Manuel Barron, sisters, Mary Alice Oliva, Susie Hernandez, Mary Lillian Rocha and Eloisa Barron. Johnny was the owner and operator of Johnny and Sons Paint and Body Shop, Johnnys Wrecker Service, and Barrons Custom Plowing in which he was actively involved until his retirement. Johnny was an active member of several organizations and a great contributor to many of these organizations and received numerous awards for his contributions. Johnny loved spending time with his grandchildren and friends recounting stories of his past and of his life experience. He was an avid supporter of the Lockhart Lions and rarely missed a game. Johnny particularly enjoyed spending evenings with his beloved wife and together driving out to the ranch to tend to his cattle. This was the highlight of his day. Being with his wife and on the ranch that he loved brought him peace. The 300-acre ranch was a manifestation of the success of all the hard work and determination necessary to accomplish all he did. The family would like to thank his loving caretakers, Sally Mendoza, Rose Vasquez, and Nancy Chavez. Also, a special thank you to the Heart Hospital of Austin for their compassionate care given to Mr. Barron. The celebration of Mr. Barrons life will begin with the viewing at St. Marys Catholic Church from 9:00 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 20, 2021, and the Holy Mass will begin at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in the Lockhart City Cemetery. Following the burial there will be a fellowship meal at the American Legion Hall (1501 N. Colorado, Lockhart, Texas). Due to the increased cases of COVID, the family respectfully requests the use of face coverings and that all observe social distancing. Visitation St. Mary's Catholic Church Friday, August 20, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 205 W Pecan St. Lockhart, Texas 78644 Funeral Service St. Mary's Catholic Church Friday, August 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 205 W Pecan St. Lockhart, Texas 78644 Graveside Service Lockhart City Cemetery Friday, August 20, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM 100 Cemetery Rd. Lochart, Texas 78644

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On August 14, 2021, Jesus "Johnny" Barron passed away peacefully at the age of 80. Mr. Barron will be missed by family and friends but not forgotten. He was born to his parents Manuel Barron and Eloisa Murillo on June 24, 1941, in Lockhart, Texas. Johnny is survived by his wife of 57 years, Fidelia Gomez Barron, his sons, Johnny (Linda), Thomas (Raquel), daughters, Carol Oliveros (Andres), and Imelda (Annie) Vasquez (Fred). He is also survived by a sister, Connie Tello (Pete), 18 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Manuel Barron and Eloisa Murillo Barron, brothers, Valentine Barron, Manuel Barron, sisters, Mary Alice Oliva, Susie Hernandez, Mary Lillian Rocha and Eloisa Barron. Johnny was the owner and operator of Johnny and Sons Paint and Body Shop, Johnnys Wrecker Service, and Barrons Custom Plowing in which he was actively involved until his retirement. Johnny was an active member of several organizations and a great contributor to many of these organizations and received numerous awards for his contributions. Johnny loved spending time with his grandchildren and friends recounting stories of his past and of his life experience. He was an avid supporter of the Lockhart Lions and rarely missed a game. Johnny particularly enjoyed spending evenings with his beloved wife and together driving out to the ranch to tend to his cattle. This was the highlight of his day. Being with his wife and on the ranch that he loved brought him peace. The 300-acre ranch was a manifestation of the success of all the hard work and determination necessary to accomplish all he did. The family would like to thank his loving caretakers, Sally Mendoza, Rose Vasquez, and Nancy Chavez. Also, a special thank you to the Heart Hospital of Austin for their compassionate care given to Mr. Barron. The celebration of Mr. Barrons life will begin with the viewing at St. Marys Catholic Church from 9:00 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 20, 2021, and the Holy Mass will begin at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in the Lockhart City Cemetery. Following the burial there will be a fellowship meal at the American Legion Hall (1501 N. Colorado, Lockhart, Texas). Due to the increased cases of COVID, the family respectfully requests the use of face coverings and that all observe social distancing. Visitation St. Mary's Catholic Church Friday, August 20, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM 205 W Pecan St. Lockhart, Texas 78644 Funeral Service St. Mary's Catholic Church Friday, August 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 205 W Pecan St. Lockhart, Texas 78644 Graveside Service Lockhart City Cemetery Friday, August 20, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM 100 Cemetery Rd. Lochart, Texas 78644

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