Ascencion Zapata Rendon, Jr, age 67, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020.
A private family graveside service was held on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at the Lockney Cemetery.
A public visitation was held from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney. In order to maintain a safe come and go visitation, we limited groups of 10 people or less at a time.
Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney.
Ascencion was born February 8, 1953 to Ascencion Rendon, Sr. and Vickie (Zapata) Rendon, in Robstown, Texas.
Junior lived most of his life in Lockney, Texas where he married Rosie Camacho on February 20, 1971. He worked at Lockney Co-op, Patterson Grain and Larson’s for many years. He was also a farm laborer for David Patterson, Miller Brothers Farms, and Wilson Farms.
Junior was very active and supportive in the family business, Hospice Hands of West Texas for over 20 years.
His hobbies included fishing, hunting, racing and spending time with his family and friends. He will forever be remembered for saying “I reckon” to his grandchildren. Junior was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Ascencion was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Victoria Rendon Martinez, Ortencia Rendon Luna, Eloisa Rendon, Juanita Rendon; brothers, Manuel Rendon, Carlos Rendon, and Robert Rendon; and granddaughter, Serafina Rose Rendon.
Ascencion is survived by his wife, Rosie Camacho Rendon; two sons, Carlos (Almadena) Rendon and Randy (Saundra) Rendon; a daughter, Carrie Rendon; six grandchildren, Aaron Rendon, Alanie Rendon, Nickolas Rendon, Anson Rendon, Sean “Ky” Rendon, and Vickie Marie Rendon; one great-granddaughter, Caydence Diaz; one brother, Thomas (Eudelia) Rendon; two sisters, Maria (Juan) Rendon Peralez, and Pauline Rendon Vasquez, and a nephew, Armando Rendon, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family and the staff of Moore-Rose Funeral Home want to encourage everyone to visit our website at www.moore-rose.com and post your condolences and memories of Ascencion on his online guestbook.