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Obituary for Jesse James Guerrero, Sr.

Jesse James Guerrero, Sr., of Waco, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 22, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Chapel, followed by Rosary at 11:30 a.m. with Deacon Tony Arocha officiating.

Jesse was born February 28, 1961, in Dallas to Elias and Amada Guerrero. Jesse’s hands were blessed as a carpenter, mechanic and Jack-of-all-trades. He was a passionate father, grandfather and brother.

Jesse was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Priscilla of Waco; a son, Jesse, Jr., and wife, Jessica, of Robinson; two daughters, Melissa Nichols of Waco, and Monica Lee and husband, Joseph, Sr., of Waco; eight grandchildren, Brianna, Marissa and Jonathan Guerrero, Isabella and Joseph Lee, Jr., Mariah and Joseph Caballero, and Jade Nichols. He is also survived by six brothers, Ignacio and wife, Debbie, of Waco, Elias, Jr., and Mary Frances of Pasadena, John Robert, Sr., of Waco, Vincent and wife, Sherry, of Waco, Freddie and wife, Diana, of Waco and Eddie of Waco; one sister, Lisa Guerrero-Gaiton of Waco; and 11 nephews and 11 nieces.

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10:00 AM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710





11:30 AM
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home

6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710

Rosary service


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