Mr. Barrientez was born June 19, 1939 in Runge to Juan Barrientez and Maria (Salinas) Barrientez. He married Antonia “Toni” (Cantu) Barrientez July 20, 1957.
Survivors include his wife Toni; daughter, Rose Marie (Larry) Ranem of Anchorage, Alaska, son, Jaime Barrientez of Houston and daughter, Delia Escobar of Houston; 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, David Barrientez of Petersburg, Ernest Barrientez of Hobbs, NM and John Barrientez of Karnes City; and sisters Margie Trinidad and Yolanda Villa of Robert Lee.
Mr. Barrientez was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sandy Barrientez; son, Joe Luis Barrientez and by two grandchildren, Ryan Escobar and Rachel Elizabeth Ranem and his brother, Reynaldo Francisco Barrientez.
Visitation was held Wednesday, March 28 at 3 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home. A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. that evening.
A funeral service was held Thursday, March 29 at 10 a.m. at St. Cornelius Catholic Church.
Burial followed at the Karnes City Latin Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David Cruz, Ruben Taylor, Luke Ranem, Jake Ranem, Zach Escobar, Julian Barrientez, Eric Barrientez and Josh Escobar. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home.