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Joshua Gregorio Marquez (2001-2016)

Joshua Gregorio Marquez (also known as “J” or “Juacha”), fifteen years old, full of love and joy of life and humility, died on Christmas eve, December 24, 2016 in Kyle.

Friends are invited to join Joshua’s family on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 for a time of visitation from 4 to 9 p.m. with a rosary service at 7:00 p.m., at Harrell Funeral Home 1715 Kirby in Kyle, Texas. Please join J’s family for his funeral mass on Thursday December 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the sanctuary of Saint Anthony Marie de Claret Catholic Church 801 Burleson St, Kyle, Texas with interment following at Kyle Cemetery.

Joshua was born on Saturday, February 17, 2001 in Fort Myers Florida to Reuben and Lisa Marie (Ramos) Marquez Jr.  J” was a freshman at Lehman High School in Kyle. He loved music and aspired to be a rapper. His rapper name was J Studda. He picked the name because he had a stutter when he spoke but not when he rapped. J only rapped in front of his friends and family and his mother encouraged him to finish school before becoming famous. Joshua had a big heart and always tried to do things right. He would go the extra mile for his mother and supported friends and fellow classmates through difficult times.  “J” cared about everybody. “J” had just completed Spanish 1 want was excited to practice Spanish with grandmother. He was athletic, playing basketball, soccer and football at school and for city teams in San Marcos. “J” loved the Dallas Cowboys and would often sport a Cowboys Jersey when he went out.

Joshua leaves behind his Parents Reuben and Lisa Marie Marquez, His three brothers Reuben III, Christian and Nicolas and his sister Devina. He will also be missed by his Grandparents Reuben and Maria Marquez, Jacino Ramos and Maria Yzaguirre, Numerous aunts, uncles and friends.

Please visit to share a fond memory, photograph, or condolence with Joshua’s family on his On-line memorial site.

Funeral assistance provided by Harrell Funeral Home 1715 Kirby Lane, Kyle, TX 78640 (512) 268-8200

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