Cruz P. Bernal Jr.
August 18, 1928  -  July 2, 2018

Cruz P. Bernal Jr.

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Martinez Funeral Home Chapel
1040 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Thursday, July 05, 2018
9am - 5pm
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Martinez Funeral Home Chapel
1040 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Friday, July 06, 2018
9am -9pm
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Remembrance of His Life
Martinez Funeral Home
1040 S Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Friday, July 06, 2018
6:00 pm
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Graveside
Ector County Cemetery, Section; Rosehill
300 S. Dixie
Odessa, TX  79761
Saturday, July 07, 2018
10:00 am
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Ector County
300 S. Dixie
Odessa, TX  79761
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I served in the Army.

Cruz P. Bernal Jr. - The final Bernal Trooper who left a great legacy and family lineage to continue his traditions; Passed from this life and entered eternal rest on July 2, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation will be held Thursday July 5, 2018 from 9am – 5pm & Friday July 6, 2018 from 9am – 9 pm with a Remembrance of his life at 6pm.
Graveside Services will be held on July 7. 2018 at 10am at Ector County Cemetery; Section Rosehill.

Cruz P. Bernal Jr. was born in Kerens TX. To Cruz Bernal Sr. & Carmen P. Bernal. He married the love of his life Elena G. Bernal on December 4, 1950. He worked as a truck driver for Ryder until his retirement. He was an Army Veteran and served selflessly for his country from 1945-1949.

Cruz is proceeded in death by his Wife – Elena G. Bernal. Mother and Father, Brothers, Sisters, 2 sons 1 grandson, nieces and nephews.
He left behind a great Legacy that his family will carry on for many years to come- Daughter; Carol Flores, Son; Johnny Bernal. His Grandchildren- Valerie Diaz, Nicole Lemons, Anthony Bernal, Johnny Ray Bernal, David Bernal. Nine Great-Grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jonathan Diaz, Jesius Lemons, Damian Gomez, Jacqui Diaz, Kassandra Diaz, Eloy Diaz, Jashon Lemons, Anah Diaz.

The Family of Cruz Bernal wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Nurses Melissa and Tami from Home Hospice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Martinez Funeral Home & Crematory in Odessa TX.

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  1. Jordan
    Lubbock, TX


    I hope that our Lord brings you and your family the much needed peace during this sad time. My condolences to you and your family.

  2. Ginny Castillo Estrada
    Oklahoma City, TX

    Connie and family I am so sorry for your loss. I remember back in the day when we had cook outs. Man and the singing, from you and your dad also Martha. Those were the good old days such great memories. Cruz sang so beautiful, loved hearing him sing too. By the way he looks like Vicente Fernandez!! Love you take care! Please keep in touch!!!

  3. BRENDA HARDIN
    Odessa, TX

    He and his wife were wonderful people who raised a wonderful, loving and caring daughter. I can't count the times they opened their home to me to come and eat with them. It was always a great time of fellowship and of course, delicious food. He and his wife always treated me like a daughter. What a great legacy they left behind.

  4. Virginia Estrada (Ginny)
    Oklahoma City, TX

    We are sorry for your loss! We will continue to pray for you (Connie) and family ! Best part is he is not suffering or hurting he is in a better place! RIP Cruz love always Ginny and family!

  5. Margie Garcia
    Andrews, TX

    I love you and will always miss you. The good times we had when you would go to Andrews. Just for being a special uncle all of my life. Will always Love you and miss you very much.
    Your Black Widow

  6. Kassandra Diaz
    Odessa, TX

    I love you so much grandpaπŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—

  7. Sabrina Diaz
    Odessa, TX

    You will be missed Grandpa,thank you for the memories ,the laughter ,and love that you gave.love you

  8. Anah Diaz
    Odessa, TX

    I will always love and miss you grandpa. No words can express how much you meant to me.
    Love,
    Your Queen of Shiba

  9. Jacqui Diaz
    Lubbock, TX

    I love you grandpa πŸ’”

  10. Valerie Diaz
    Odessa, TX

    The best grandfather will be greatly missed from this day forward. His teachings and values will continue with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. I will always cherish the time I had with him.

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