Jose Flores Medrano, Jr.

May 1, 1938-April 8, 2019

Jose Flores Medrano Jr., 80, of College Station and formerly of Longview, TX, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019 at Accel of College Station in College Station, TX. He was born in Menard, TX to Jose Medrano and Juanita Flores May 1, 1938. Jose served the community as a Supervisor for the City of Longview Water Department and a Volunteer of the Fire Department. He enjoyed creating with leather work, fishing with family and friends, and raising chickens.

Jose is survived by his children, Juan Carlos Medrano from Jourdanton, TX and his mother Beatrice Carrizales, Sylvia Muniz from Beaumont, TX, Rose Mary Lewis and husband, Randall from College Station, TX, Johnny Medrano, Gloria Bell, Elex Medrano and their mother Josephine Guijarro, and Efrain Joe Medrano from Longview, TX and his mother Mary White-Edwards; his sisters, Lupe Rodriguez and husband, Frank from San Angelo TX, Mary Esquivel and husband, Alfonso from Winters TX, and Lucy Gonzalez from Ballinger TX; 18 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jose Medrano; mother, Juanita Flores; brothers, Anistacio Medrano and Nicholas Medrano; and sister, Pura Luna.

The family would like to thank the staff at Fortress Nursing Home, Accel at College Station and Hospice Encompass Health of College Station, TX for all their compassionate care.

The burial will be at Latin American Cemetery in Ballinger, TX at a later date. Arrangements by Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Center, Bryan-College Station. Express condolences at 


  1. Sorry for the loss of a loved one, our friend, Joe, as our boy used to call him Putt Man Joe when he used to watch him work on his big back hoe for the city. Joe would grin and wave at Chris

  2. Rest In Peace Grandpa. No more suffering for you anymore. Fly high with the the angels. ❤️

  3. Rose: I didn’t know your father but I know how much you cared and worried about him. I sincerely hope that his passing was gentle and that you and your family are doing well. ig hugs!

  4. Johnny, Rose, Gloria, Sylvia, Josie and all-

    I extend deepest sympathies to your family. I have fond memories from years ago, our families being friends way back in the day, when you lived on Melba Street.
    Please know that I will hold your family in my thoughts.

  5. Grandpa, as I walked into your room the day you passed I could see that you were finally at peace. Today you are being layed to rest along side your mother and father by your family and friends. We weren’t close close as I was growing up, but these past two years Jason and I saw a love grow between you and Emily! We were blessed she had the chance to get to know you. We Love You you hard headed man!! Love; Jason , Amanda and Emily Rose ❤

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