Bobby Lee Nunez, who was a loving son, father, brother, uncle and cousin was called home by our Father in heaven on Thursday May 2, 2019. The services will be held at St. Johns Catholic Church on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 with a Rosary beginning at 9:30 am followed by a Celebration Mass at 10:00 am. A funeral reception will be held to follow at the Ponderosa Center 1600 E. Poe St. Thank you to our cousins the Ponce’s for providing the hall and food for our family and friends during this very hard time.
Bobby Lee Nunez, age 43, was the first born to Brenda Casarez on December 24, 1975 Christmas Eve, and first-born grandson to Tony and Marie Casarez. Bobby Lee came in to the world early only weighing 4.9 pounds but grew up to be a loving son, brother, grandson, cousin, and uncle. The love of his life was his son, Brandon Lee Casarez, 4 years old. Brandon will be cherished and will learn about his father through his family. His laugh was loud and contagious. To say he had a huge heart would be an understatement. He would literally give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. Throughout his whole life he always had a huge smile on his face. Bob never left a room of family without saying “I love you” before leaving. Bobby Lee was a concrete finisher and worked very hard. Bobby made sure any work he did was always the best that he could put out.
Bobby Lee is survived by his son and daughter Brandon Lee Casarez and Francis Nunez, his girlfriend Stephanie Powers, his mother Brenda Casarez, his dad Armando Lucero, his sister’s Annette Nunez and Adelina Lucero, and his brother Dominic Lucero. In addition to his immediate family he is survived by his grandparents Tony and Marie Casarez, aunts, Kelli Horton and Teresa Casarez, and his uncle Anthony Casarez. Bobby Lee’ had several cousins that were in his life daily and he considered to be ones that he would cherish and take care of, and would do just about anything for, they are Ashley and Gerald Robles, Alicia and Michael Casarez, Estevan and Emilio Esquibel, Robbie, Josh, Kayla, Ian, Fallon and Gemella Carabajal, all were in his life while he was growing into a man. Bobby Lee loved his family more than words can describe and they love him.
Bobby Lee was also survived by his grandparents Andres and Mollie Nunez, and many more aunts, uncles and cousins on the Nunez side, too many names.
Pallbearers are: Dominic Lucero, Gerald Robles, Michael Casarez, Estevan Esquibel, Emilio Esquibel, Robbie Carabajal and Joshua Carabajal.
Honorary pallbearers are: Annette Nunez, Adelina Lucero, Ashley Robles, and Alicia Gilmore.
I am filled with LOVE to have had the assistance of my family during this tragedy. In Bobby Lee’s name I would like to publicly thank my Brother Anthony Casarez, my sister in-law, Renee Casarez, my sisters Teresa Casarez and Kellie Horton, my brother in-law Justin Horton, my mom and dad Tony and Marie Casarez.
Thank you so much for all your love, support and help, I could not have done this without any one of you all.
To our friends and family that called, texted, emailed and visited me during these worst moments of our lives 1 say “Thank You”. The sincerity we feel from the gifts of love that are being brought to our home is helping my family and I as we get through this unbelievable ordeal.
Bobby Lee’s Mom, Brenda Casarez
When I’m gone
When I come to the end of my journey, and I travel my last weary mile, just forget if you can, that I ever frowned, and remember only my smile. Forget unkind words I have spoken; Remember some good I have done, forget that I ever had heartache, and remember I’ve had loads of fun. Forget that I’ve stumbled and blundered, and sometimes fell by the way.
I will be forever near for I live within your heart.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.com.