Jacob Pilar Basquez, 1983-2012
Jacob Pilar Basquez, 29 of Seguin, passed away Monday, December 31. Jacob was born March 18, 1983 in Gonzales to John Edward and Christi Lynn Cooney Basquez. Jacob was a member of Emmanuel Fellowship Church in Gonzales and had been working in construction with Shane Springs Construction Company.
Jacob enjoyed his work; he liked working with his hands. Along with building grain bins, he also helped work the pens of Fallow and Red deer. Jacob was a loving soul; he gave of himself freely and enjoyed helping other people. He found pleasure in fishing and hog hunting, but he loved riding his horse “Snake,” though in the beginning these rides were seldom pleasurable, Jacob and Snake developed a mutual respect and love for one another which made the time spent together that much more gratifying. As stated, Jacob was a loving soul, he loved his family, he adored his son, he passionately loved his fiancée Michelle and in turn had found the Loving Grace of Jesus Christ which had cleansed his spirit and set him in a righteous path.
Jacob is survived by his son, Braxden Rawlins Basquez of Ingleside; his fiancée, Michelle Rene Boedeker of Seguin; mother, Christi Lynn Basquez of Gonzales; father, John Edward Basquez and step-mother Patricia of Luling; grandparents, Pete and Dixie Basquez of Waelder and David Frances Kuntschik of Gonzales; brothers, Aaron Christopher Magallanez and his wife Courtney of Wichita Falls, Kalob Benjamin Basquez and Cameron David Basquez both of Gonzales; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and a niece. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Cherie Jo Kuntschik.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 5 in Emmanuel Fellowship Church with Pastor Lynn Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Waelder Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Eric Kuntschik, Cass Rathmann, Lynn Richter, Jr., Jace Opiela, Eric Pettijohn, Chris Salas, Mike Roach and Aaron Hernandez. Honorary pallbearers include: Ryan Mills, Albert Ramos, Scott Cuvelier, Phillip Longoria, Charles Zella, B.J. Harkey, Jr., Jordan Othold, Tim Gray, Brandon Roach, Robert Longoria and John Ryan Armstrong.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday at Emmanuel Fellowship Church. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home.