George D. Melendez
August 20, 1943 – April 6, 2016
George Melendez, 72, of Bryan, passed away during his sleep on Wednesday April 6, 2016 at theHospice Inpatient Facility in Bryan. He was surrounded by his wife, family, and friends as this miracle of life unfolded, while their loved one remained here to be cared for and his creator embraced his spirit. Visitation honoring his life will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday April 8, 2016 at the Brazos Valley Family Worship Center located at 4839 N. Texas Ave. Bryan, Texas. A Life Tribute Celebration service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday April 9, 2016, also to be held at the Brazos Valley Family Worship Center. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.
George was born to Jose and Petra Diaz Melendez in Marlin, Texas on August 20, 1943.
George was the only son of five children born to his parent’s marriage. He was a very godly man who enjoyed spending his time with the Lord by praising and worshipping God and witnessing to all. His daily routine consisted of reading the bible and listening to the word of God on TBN. He also loved helping his wife Ana and spending time with all the little children in their day care. His favorite hobbies include playing his keyboard and guitar.
Preceding him in death are his parents Jose and Petra Diaz Melendez.
His survivors include his wife of 30 years Ana Gonzales Melendez; his sons Joe Roman Melendez and wife Wendy, Concepcion Melendez JR and wife Stacy, Ernest Melendez and wife Shelly, Jacob Melendez and wife Audrey; his daughters Elizabeth Melendez, Norma Jean Melendez, Sylvia Helley, Cynthia Lara and husband Rayford, and Priscilla Soberal and husband Greg; thirty-three grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren; his sisters Doris Silva and husband Henry, Mary Guzman and husband Freddy, Rachael Hines and husband Herbert, Esther Martinez and husband Rudy; his close friends and other relatives.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be given to Hospice Brazos Valley.
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