Joe Galvan Jr.
JOE GALVAN JR.
VICTORIA - Joe Galvan Jr., 42, of Victoria, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. He was born Sept. 8, 1971 to the late Joe Galvan Sr. and Juanita Ybarra Galindo. He was a retired Marine and had volunteered for 5 continuous combat tours.
He is survived by his wife, Robin Whitten Galvan of Beaufort, SC.; step-father, Jesus Galindo; son, Jacob W. Galvan of San Diego, CA.; sisters, Yvonne Cunnigham of Austin, San Juanita Galvan of Galveston, Stephanie Miller of Victoria, Beatrice Guajardo of Port Lavaca, and Isabel Guajardo of Port Lavaca; brothers, Allen Galvan of Victoria, Benancio Carrera of Victoria, Joe Ybarra of Pasadena, and David Ybarra.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Jesse Ybarra, and Edward Ybarra.
A visitation will be held Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at 2 PM followed by a Rosary at 7 PM at Artero Memorial Chapels in Victoria. A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 at 1 PM at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery with full military service under the auspices of Victoria County Veterans Council, AL, CWV, VFW, DAV, MCL, MOWW, EX-POW, MOPH, WS, KWV.
Pallbearers: Kier Wells, Kion Wells, Joshua Galvan, Jeremy Galvan, Edwin Ybarra, and Israel Carrera.
Honorary Pallbearers: Alfred Guajardo, and Jason Ybarra.
Under the direction of Artero Memorial Chapels, 361-575-3212.