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John O. Arsola

July 5, 1947 April 22, 2018
John O. Arsola
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John O. Arsola
7/5/1947 – 4/22/2018

Mr. John O. Arsola, longtime Hereford resident went home to be with his Lord Sunday, April 22, 2018.

A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Rose Chapel. A Rosary will be offered at 6:00 pm.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, April 25 at 2:00 pm at San Jose Catholic Church, with burial to follow at St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Fr. Jose R. Molina will be the celebrant.

Mr. Arsola was born on July 5, 1947 in Mission, Texas to Juan Arsola and Jesusa Ozuna. He married Gloria, the love of his life, in Hereford, Texas on December 30, 1966, having exchanged a first kiss with her when they were 6 years old. John was a graduate of Amarillo Police Academy and served as a Deaf Smith County Sheriff’s Deputy from 1990 to 1996. He was a parishioner at San Jose Catholic Church, and a devoted husband and father to his wife Gloria and his son and 5 daughters.

John especially enjoyed watching old television shows including westerns and John Wayne movies, golfing, and playing the slots. He also loved a good cup of coffee.
Mr. Arsola is preceded in death by his parents, by his beloved wife Gloria, and by his brother Rolando Longoria and his sister Gloria Arsola.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children: his son John Anthony Arsola and his five daughters, Irma Gutierrez and husband Tim of Brownsville, Texas, Monica Martinez and husband Eduardo of Amarillo, Texas, Victoria Casarez and husband Rojelio of Hereford, Texas, Christina Valdez, and husband Filemon III of Amarillo, TX, and Marina Cruz of Amarillo, Texas. John also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to San Jose Catholic Church.

Services are under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.

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5:00 PM 4/24/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/24/2018 8:00:00 PM
Hereford Heritage Funeral Home

411 E. 6th Street
Hereford, TX 79045

The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 pm.

Hereford Heritage Funeral Home
411 E. 6th Street Hereford 79045 TX
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




2:00 PM 4/25/2018 2:00:00 PM
San Jose Catholic Church

735 Brevard Street
Hereford, Texas 79045

Father Jose R. Molina will be the celebrant. Burial to follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery

San Jose Catholic Church
735 Brevard Street Hereford 79045 Texas
United States

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