King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Jose “Joe” S. Diaz, Jr., 45, New London

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WE LOVE

Jose “Joe” S. Diaz, Jr., 45, of New London, IA and formerly of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 1:56 a.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, IA.  He was born on October 13, 1972 in Fort Madison, IA to Jose S. & Shirley A. Crull Diaz, Sr.  He was a 1991 graduate of Fort Madison High School.  He married Jessica L. Andrews on September 19, 2016 on the riverfront in Fort Madison, IA.  He was a diesel mechanic for Wal Mart Transportation in Mt. Pleasant, IA for 21 years.  He was a member of Tri-State Gun Club for 17 years and was an NRA Pistol Instructor.  He enjoyed the Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bulls, vintage 1980’s comic books and was a Superman fanatic.

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Joe is survived by:  his wife: Jessica Diaz of New London, IA; 2-sons: Jordan (Kelsey Skender) Diaz of Mt. Pleasant, IA & Jonah Diaz of New London, IA; 1-grandson: James Diaz of Mt. Pleasant, IA; 1-sister: Debra Ratzlaff of Fort Madison, IA; 2-brothers: Russell Diaz of Newton, KS & Robert (Tammy) Diaz of Mound Ridge, KS; his mother in law: Sandra Andrews of West Point, IA; 1-brother in law: Joshua (Stephanie Kisor) Andrews of Fort Madison, IA; numerous nieces & nephews who were like brothers & sisters and a child to Joe.  He was preceded in death by: his parents, his grandparents: Carlos & Ejinia Diaz & Clifford & Mary Crull and his father in law: Randy Andrews.

 The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 3, 2018 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Scott White officiating.  Burial will be held at Oakland Cemetery in Fort Madison, IA.  A memorial has been established in Joe’s memory.  Online condolences to Joe’s family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.

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