John Anthony Velez passed away April 28, 2018 at the age of 33 after a short illness. John was born June 12, 1984, in San Antonio, TX to Kathleen Rubano and John Velez. He attended Tom C. Clark High School in San Antonio, TX and Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, TX.
John was a loving son and a friend to many. He enjoyed surfing, gold mining, video games and spending time with his friends and family. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor, his kindness to others and his love of animals.
He is survived by his parents, Kathleen Rubano and John Velez of Corpus Christi, TX; his grandparents, Norbert and Virginia Rubano of Corpus Christi, TX, Nelia Flores of Brady, TX; his aunts, Judy Rubano of Charleston, SC, Susan (Ron) Vara of Atlanta, GA, Elda Ledesma of Austin, TX, Nelda Bernal of San Antonio, TX, Sadie Hays of Brownwood, TX, Sandra (Chuck) Williams of Hudson, NC; uncles, Jesus (Mary) Flores of Buchanan, TX, Jerry (Sheila) Flores of Brady, TX, Leslie Flores of Brady, TX and numerous cousins and close friends.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Seaside Chapel. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church. Entombment to follow at Seaside Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank the physicians and nurses at Corpus Christi Medical Center for their compassion and devotion to John.