2015-04-02 / Obituaries

John Elliot Ortegon Sr.

Funeral services for John Ortegon, 54 of Lincoln, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 3, 2015 at the Primera Iglesia Bautisita Hispana Church in Giddings, Texas with Pastor Adam Gusman officiating. Graveside services will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the Round Rock Cemetery in Round Rock, Texas. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Friday, April 3, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. The family will be present for visitation Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Mr. John Elliot Ortegon was born on August 12, 1960 in Taylor, Texas to Frank & Hope (Guerrero) Ortegon. He was a self-employed truck driver who loved his children and grandchildren deeply. He enjoyed puzzles, fishing, playing baseball, watching John Wayne movies and other action movies, throwing darts, playing pool, and antiques. He was the type of person who never met a stranger and would share the message of Jesus Christ with every opportunity he was given. John passed away unexpectedly the morning of Saturday, March 28, 2015 at his home in Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by his father and a son, John Ortegon Jr.

John is survived by his mother, Hope Guerrero Ortegon of Lincoln; his son, Joseph Elijah Ortegon of Missouri City; his four daughters, Mary Elizabeth Gonzales of Houston, Emily Ortegon of Missouri City, Suzanne Marie Luna of Houston and Christina Espranza of Mexico; his eleven grandchildren; his brother, Frank Ortegon Jr. of Lincoln; his sister, Linda Elizabeth Ragan & her husband, Johnny Ray of Missouri, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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