Jose “Joe” M. Ayala

September 6, 1929 ~ September 2, 2022

Jose “Joe” M. Ayala, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2022.
He was born on September 6, 1929 in San Diego, California, to Severo and Adela Ruiz Ayala
He was drafted into the U.S. Army, where he served as Corporal, during the Korean War.
Jose was preceded in death by his wife, Guadalupe; parents, Severo and Adela Ayala.
He is survived by daughters, Mary Parramore, and Laura Sanchez; 5 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren; and many sisters and brothers, who live in California.
He was a family man who was extremely intelligent, worked hard and was a natural “fix it man.” He will be missed by his friends, but mostly by his family.
A Graveside service will be held on Monday, September 19, 2022, 10:45 am, at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach, San Antonio, Texas 78209.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, that donations be made in Joe M. Ayala’s honor to the American Cancer Society at
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Arrangements under the direction of Hurley Funeral Home, 14822 North Main, Lytle, Texas 78052.