Julian L. Chapa, 73, of George West, Texas, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019.
Mr. Chapa was born December 29, 1945, in Beeville to Natividad Chapa and Carlotta Lopez. He married Alicia Aleman in Beeville on August 5, 1963. He attended Iglesia De Cristo before becoming a resident of the Live Oak Nursing Center. He retired from the City of George West and Live Oak County.
Mr. Chapa was preceded in death by his father, Natividad Chapa; his mother and stepfather, Carlotta and Esteban Moreno; two sons, infant Elias Chapa and Elias Chapa Sr.; and six brothers, Benito Moreno, Robert Moreno Sr., George Moreno, Steven Moreno, Jose Chapa and Pablo Chapa.
He is survived by his loving family including his wife of 56 years, Alicia Chapa of George West; five daughters, Dora A. (David) Zuniga of George West, Armelinda Rizo of Three Rivers, Mary Alice Cantu of George West, Armila (Zeno) Stapleton of Cleburne and Lisa Marie (James) Cowger of Corpus Christi; 21 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Alfredo Chapa of Beeville and Domingo (Gloria) Moreno of George West.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2019, at Galloway & Sons Chapel in George West.
The funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at the George West Church of Christ with Minister Julio Zuniga Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in the George West Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be David Lee Zuniga Sr., Ruben Martinez Jr., Julian Blakeley, Eliseo Chapa, Clayton Stapleton and David Lee Zuniga Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Blakeley Jr., David Zuniga, Zeno Stapleton, James Cowger, Robert Moreno Jr., Noe Moreno and Benny Moreno.