Jose “Joe” Sosa, 73, of Groves, Texas, passed away on April 29, 2022, at his home in Groves.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., May 4, 2022, at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches. Burial will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m., Wednesday May 4, 2022, at Levingston Funeral Home in Port Neches.
Born in LaMesa, Texas, on October 22, 1948, he was the son of Carlos Sosa Sr. and Amelia Salinas Sosa. Jose lived in the area for fifty years and retired from Valero as a supervisor after forty years of service. He was a member and Deacon at Friendship Baptist Church in Groves where he also taught Sunday school. Jose proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Jose coached for Groves National Little League. He loved to barbeque and woodwork as well as having his family around him.
Jose was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Sosa and his baby sister, Maria Edelia Sosa.
He is survived by his son, Tommy Johnson and wife Connie of Nederland, Tim Johnson and wife Gina of Nederland and Joey Sosa of Groves; six grandchildren, Caleb Vara and wife Nicki, Meagan Lovell and husband Ryan, Colin Johnson and wife Marlee, Drew Johnson, Hayden Guerra and Faith McMahon; three great-grandchildren, Calleigh Vara, Sage Vara and Colt Johnson; sisters, Mary Rector and husband Bill of Santa Fe and Margie Ayala and husband Moses of Texas City; brothers, Carlos Sosa of Nederland and Ernest Sosa of LaMarque.