It is with great sadness that the family of José Joaquin Arreguin Benavides announces that he has passed away peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with Diabetes on Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at the age of 61. Joaquin will be lovingly remembered by his sisters, Martha Angelica Gutiérrez, Maria Magdalena DeLeon, Maria Lourdes Arreguin, Maria Paz Thorn, Maria Guadalupe Arreguin, and brother Jesus Damaso Arreguin. He will also be remembered by his many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Rufino Arreguin and mother Martha Beatriz Arreguin Benavides.
Joaquin worked many years in construction and ultimately became a small business owner when he opened a small tire shop. As a child, he loved to ride his bicycle and run in marathons. Throughout his life, he loved to fish, watch boxing, and care for his many pets including rabbits, chickens, roosters, and dogs. He is fondly remembered as always willing to help others when needed at any time day or night.
A funeral service in memory of Joaquin will be held on Sunday, March 8th from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Guardian Angel Funeral Home on 2412 Little York Road, Houston, TX 77093. A mass will begin at 7:00 p.m. in his honor with a rosary to follow.