Horacio Perez Jr., 62, was welcomed into eternity on January 10, 2021 by his Heavenly Father. Horacio was born in Rio Grande City, TX on October 15, 1958 to Donna and Horacio F. Perez. He graduated from Sunnyside High School and later completed Trade School for Carpentry. Horacio soon after attended the Berea Bible Institute in Texas to study ministry. He married the love of his life, Julia Guadalupe Macias on June 21, 1986 in Sunnyside, WA. They resided in Grandview, WA, where he pastored at Iglesia Principe de Paz. They later took residence in Sunnyside, WA, where he continued to work as a vocational job coach. Horacio loved spending time with his wife and seven children. Going on trips to hiking trails and outdoor landmarks. He enjoyed gardening, landscaping, and building things for his home. Horacio enjoyed listening to preaching and sermons. On the weekends he loved grilling in his backyard. He enjoyed the simple life and often said, “when I get off work, I get to go home to my family”. All his children love him with all their hearts and will miss him and we will see you again.
Horacio is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Julia Perez of Sunnyside, WA and his seven children. Melissa Perez (Daniil Dovgopolyy), Melanie T. Perez, Miguel Horacio Perez (Joy Littleton), Samuel Adan Perez, Monique T. Perez, Melinda V. Perez, and Mayra C.J. Perez. His sister Melida Ahanchi (Mostafa) of Bellevue, WA. His brothers Noel Perez of Zillah, WA. Ricardo Perez of Sunnyside, WA. Jaime Perez (Andrea) of West Valley, WA. And numerous nieces and nephews.
Horacio is preceded in death with his son Samuel Horacio Perez.
Viewing and Visitation will be held on Monday, January 18,2021 starting at 8:30 a.m. Funeral Service will be at 10:30 a.m. at the Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside, WA with a graveside service to follow at the Lower Valley Memorial Gardens at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to sign Horacio's online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com Smith Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.
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