Santiago “Jimmy” Hinojosa, a lifelong resident of Kenedy, Texas, passed away, Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10:56 P.M., in the Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 65 years, 4 months and 27 days.
Jimmy was born, November 11, 1948 in Kenedy, Texas the son of Ramon Hinojosa and Teresa Lira Hinojosa. He was a carpenter by trade and of the Catholic faith.
Jimmy is survived by his children, Susie Griffin, Teri Hinojosa and Lee Pena, Darrell Hernandez and wife Michelle, Danny Hinojosa and wife Priscilla, Jim Hinojosa and wife Trini, and Joey Hinojosa all of Kenedy; his sisters, Mary Ann Olivares of Kenedy, and Janice Reyes of Runge, and his brother, Ramon Hinojosa of Kenedy. He is also survived by his 15 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Mr. Hinojosa proceeded in death by his parents, Ramon and Teresa Hinojosa.
A rosary will be recited, Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 7:00 P.M., in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy, Texas. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M., Friday, April 11, 2014 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Kenedy, with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Kenedy, Texas.