Joe Luis Molina Sr., 60, of Fort Worth, was a husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many. He went to be with the Lord Wednesday June 2, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Joe was born to Crecencio H. Molina and Albina Perales on August 16, 1960 in Rotan, Texas. His family moved to Fort Worth when he was 12 years old. He finished school and then enlisted into the Air force. He was united in marriage to the love of his life Nora Canales on November 12, 1983 in Forth Worth, Texas. He and Nora raised two daughters and a son who eventually blessed them with grandchildren and great grandchildren. Joe had many hobbies in life from playing softball, painting and drawing, building model cars. Watching and following the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys was one of his favorite past times, but his favorite hobby of all time was cooking out. Family and friends coming together as often as possible is what led him to always have cookouts, where everyone would come together and hang out and have a cold beer and eat good food. This is when the every Friday cookout became a tradition rain or shine. His family was the most important thing in the world to him and he wanted to be able to have all his kids, grand kids and family all in one place as often as he could. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by his family and friends.
Joe was preceded in death by his Mother Albina Perales, his Grandparents Momo and Popo Perales and his brother Mark Richard Molina.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are wife of 38 years Nora Molina of Fort Worth; his daughters Tisha Molina and wife Christina Molina of Fort Worth and Vanessa Molina of Fort Worth; His son Joe Luis Molina Jr. and wife Vanessa Cedillo-Molina; His grand kids Mya “Monkey” Molina, Joe Luis Molina III, Richie Molina, Nicholas Cedillo-Molina, Madisyn Cedillo-Molina, Gina Martinez, Tina Contreras and husband Rudy Contreras; His great grand kids Anthony Meza, Ali Ozuna, Emma Contreras, Mia Contreras and Josiah Contreras; His father Crecencio H. Molina of Fort Worth; His brother David Molina of Fort Worth; Along with numerous extended family and a host of friends.