Jose Pedro Galvan passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 18, 2012 in College Station, Texas. Graveside services are set for 3 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2012, at the Bryan City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan.
Jose was born November 1, 1926 in Guadalajara, Mexico. He was a boxer in the Mexican Army before moving to the United States. Once here he made his mark on the hearts of all who knew him. He raised four children with his ex-wife Judy Rea. Jose has always worked hands on with jobs such as construction and mechanics. He was also involved in the community by helping neighbors and taking homeless into his home. Anyone who knew him would know how much he loved God and loved spreading the gospel.
Jose was preceded in death by his parents Secundino and Ramona Galvan, step-mom Isabelle Galvan, sister Rosie Torres, and son Roberto (Bobby) Galvan.
Jose is survived by his daughter Ramona Izaguirre of College Station, and sons Francisco (Frank) Galvan of College Station, and Joel (Joey) and wife Sheila Galvan of New Caney, Texas and brothers, Joe Jess Galvan, Mike Galvan, John Galvan, all of Grand Island Nebraska, Juacquin Galvan, of Omaha, Nebraska; sisters, Nicholasa Gomez Galvan, of Guadalajara Mexico, Nickie Perez, of San Diego California, Emily Soto, of Wood River Nebraska, and Sheila Sanchez of Omaha Nebraska.
He was blessed with eleven grandchildren, Amber Schmidt, Amanda Galvan, Jeremy Galvan, Anthony Galvan, Ashlynn Galvan, Kayla Galvan, Andrew Izaguirre, Ariel Galvan, Amy Izaguirre, Hailey Galvan, and Emily Galvan. Jose lived to meet five beautiful great grandchildren, Alexander and Arianna Schmidt, Jurnie and Haelyn Galvan, and Aiden Perez.