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FRED B.  SIMPSON, JR.,78, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 with his family by his side. He was born in
Shreveport, LA on February 6, 1937.  The oldest son of Fred and Audrey Simpson of McAllen, TX, who preceded him in
He was a longtime resident of McAllen graduating from McAllen High School in 1955. In 1957 he married his wife of 58 years,
Carol Ann.
He was employed in the petroleum industry and retired after 30 years from Schlumberger Oilfield Services.  He loved fishing
and hunting but most of all he loved his family.  He will be remembered as a devoted husband and a loving father and
grandfather with a great sense of humor and a story to tell. He was known to many as "Pop" and "Bucky" and he always
had a kind word and a nickname for everyone he met.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Ann; children, Jeffrey (Susan), Gerald (Karen), and Cynthia (Randy) Bocanegra, all from
McAllen; grandchildren, Corey Simpson, Aubrey Simpson, Travis Simpson and Freddy "Milo" Bocanegra; four brothers, Jim
(Lyndi) Simpson, Bill Simpson, Tom (Pat) Simpson, Tim (Sherry) Simpson; sister, Patricia Harwell; sister-in-law, Cathy
(Doug) Orton; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 28th at 2pm at Calvary Baptist Church, 1600 Harvey, McAllen, TX , in the

Jose Julio García was born on May 7, 1941 in Holguín Cuba.  His family migrated to the United States in 1946 where he
spent the rest of his life as a proud American citizen.   He married Joanne Sciscento in 1959 and they shared a full life of
love together.  They had three children, ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren.   His family was his singular
definition of happiness.
Jose Julio died of natural causes in the comfort of his home and surrounded by loved ones; exactly as he wanted.  
Jose Julio García is survived by his wife, Joanne Sciscento-García and his three children: Gina María (Steve) Ruiz, Jose
Eugenio (Vivian) García, and Chad Anthony García.  He preceded his siblings, Maria Eugenia Alvarez, Eugenio José (Martha)
García, and Agnes (Bernard) Lalonde.   Jose’s beloved dog and companion, Taco will also mourn his passing.  The family will
celebrate his life at Kreidler Funeral Home on Friday, August 28th at 6pm.  

Armando Guerra Jr.
March 14, 1952 – August 27, 2015
On Thursday afternoon, August 27th, Armando Guerra Jr. passed away at his home in McAllen, TX at the age of 63. The
longtime resident of McAllen is survived by his wife, Eva Fritts and her son Timothy Fritts. He is also survived by his first
wife, Ellen Harms and their two daughters, Cristina Seal (Dyver) and Amy Alvarez (Nicholas) both of Mission;
stepdaughter, Laura Pomrenke (Gary) of Hurst, TX;
his seven most preciously loved grandchildren; aunt, Delia Garcia; two
sisters, Melba Davis and Irma Guerra; and his two Blue Heelers, Willie and Missie.
After devoting 28 years of service with AT&T, he retired and continued to enjoy his days of hunting, fishing, barbecuing,
yard work, and making memories with his grandchildren, family and countless amount of friends.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 30th, from 6-8pm at Kreidler Funeral Home. A celebration of his life will be held on
Monday, August 31st, at 10am at Kreidler Funeral Home In lieu of flowers, we kindly ask that you consider making a
donation to Palm Valley Animal Shelter in his name. (956) 686-1141.
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