Jesus "Jessie" Bargas, a longtime South Bay resident passed away peacefully at his Lawndale home on November 29, 2013. Born on December 24, 1923 in Ottine, Texas, Jessie enjoyed bowling, fishing and gardening. A loving husband, father and grandfather, his greatest pride and joy was his family. Jessie was preceded in death by his loving wife Margaret and son Jessie Jr. Jessie is survived by daughter Patsy; daughter Linda; daughter Jannie Reese and husband Mike; daughter Dianna Van Hulzen and husband Jeff; daughter Debbie Herrera and husband David; and grandchildren Derek, Dominic and Eva Joy. A visitation will be held at Rice Mortuary on December 5th at 5pm and the funeral service will be held on December 6th at 11am at the Rice Chapel. The funeral service on December 6th will be followed by a graveside service.

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  1. Dearest Debbie and all the Bargas Sisters;
    My deepest condolences go out to you and your families. I know that you have faith and confidence in the Lord and he will comfort you during this difficult time.
    Nina and Tom Ishida

  2. My Condolences to you and your family Debbie. May GOD rest your papa’s soul, and give you peace knowing that he is comforted. and with our LORD. You are in my prayers.
    Elizabeth Hernandez

  3. My thoughts are with you as you go thru this difficult time. Your father built a strong and loving family. You are all blessed to have had him and to have each other at this time.
    Betsy Bosak

  4. Patsy and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. We will definitely miss Uncle Jessie’s visits to Texas. We are all thinking about you all, love you guys.
    God Bless, Michelle Arredondo

  5. Dearest Debbie & Family,
    My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I’ll be thinking of you during this difficult time.
    Ada Hasegawa

  6. Debbie and Family,
    Sincerest condolences from our family to yours. May all of the fond memories and events shared with your father bring peace to you all. From the photos in the memorial it is evident that your father has left a family legacy that he is extremely proud of. Heartfelt embraces to all.
    Rick Burgeno and family

  7. Dearest Cousins,
    Our deepest sympathy is with you all. Uncle Jess touched many hearts and will always be in our thoughts. We all have plenty of precious memories that will make this loss a little less difficult , but he will still be dearly missed. Our prayers are with all of the family.
    With love,
    Ralph, Frances, & Alicia Villarreal

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