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Jorge Almeida

June 24, 1951 — April 6, 2021

Jorge Almeida, age 69, died April 6, 2021 at the University Medical Center of El Paso in El Paso, Texas.

He was born April 24, 1951 the son of Gilberto and Maria Ponce de Leon Almeida in Mexico.

Jorge studied in Mexico City.
He worked at National Beef Packing Co. for 17 years and owned Video-Mex Almeida & Almeida Imports. Jorge worked hard to provide for his family. He was a man with a heart of gold, he loved his family and friends that became family. He enjoyed having long conversations and drinking coffee. He loved talking to his grandchildren about cars, motorcycles and telling stories of back in the day. He also loved listening to music, dancing and having an occasional shot of tequila. His business required him to travel from Mexico to Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, Arkansas.

He is survived by his wife, Amalia Cruz Almeida
Five daughters,
Jeri Garcia of Liberal
Mari Almeida-Holguin (Gerardo) of Liberal
Victoria Zamora (Martin) of Eunice, Minnesota
Rosemary Juarez (Alfredo) of Liberal
Corina Almeida-Cadena (Jose) of Liberal

One son, Jorge Almeida Jr (Brooke) of Liberal

His mother, Maria Ponce de Leon Almeida of Basuchil, Chih

Nine brothers, Oscar, Rene, Ever, Jose, Freddy, Jaime, Cesar, Angel, Hector
Four sisters, Arminda, Zulema, Angelica, Rosa
Twenty-one Grandchildren, five Great-grandchildren
Four brothers-in-law, Agustin, Francisco, Ricardo, Alberto
Two sisters-in-law, Maria Eugenia, Maritza
Fifty-four nephews/nieces
Beloved Employees in Cd. Juarez and El Paso

Jorge was preceded in death by his father Gilberto Almeida Rascon, brother Gilberto Almeida Ponce de Leon, Nephew Eduardo Almeida Rodriguez, Great Granddaughter Penelope Gonzales

Rosary will be at 7:00 PM Thursday, April 22, 2021 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church 1510 N. Calhoun Avenue Liberal, Kansas.

Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM Friday, April 23, 2021 at St Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

Interment will follow at the Restlawn Cemetery Liberal, Kansas

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

1510 N. Calhoun, Liberal, KS 67901

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