Samuel “Sammy” John Arce of Lubbock passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the age of 62. He was born March 24, 1958 in Pandora, Texas to Pedro and Noemi (Honesto) Arce. Sammy worked as a detailer at a car dealership. He loved football, especially the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns. He was of the catholic faith.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Julia Martinez; children, Soledad Martinez, Elvira Arce, Sammy Arce, Jr., Sonya Sanchez, Sammy John Arce, Jr., Stephanie Noemi Fernandez and husband Robert, Andrea Arreola and husband Bobby, Samantha Arce, Simon Arce, and Juan Samuel Arce and wife Shyanna; mother, Noemi Mecalco; and siblings, Leopoldo Mecalco, Minerva Mecalco, Bernaldino Mecalco, Esmeralda Salazar, Norma Mecalco, Jose Mecalco, Jr., Maricruz Mecalco, Michelle Mecalco, Graciela Mendoza and Joshua Mecalco.
Sammy was preceded in death by grandparents, Bernaldino and Tomasa Honesto; father, Pedro Arce; step-father, Jose De La Luz Mecalco; sister, Lydia Mecalco-Freeman; brother, Christopher Mecalco; nephew, Matthew Mecalco-Freeman.
Open visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel with rosary being cited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 9, 2020 at Our Lady of Guadalupe with interment to follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.
Friday, November 6, 2020
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