Alexis R. “A.J.” Fuentes, Jr., Private, USMC, 22, of Amarillo died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, in Twentynine Palms, Calif.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, in Trinity Fellowship West Sanctuary with Pastor John Love officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
A.J. was born May 12, 1989, in Amarillo, to Alexis and Michelle Denise Zumwalt Fuentes. He graduated from Highland Park High School, where he played football and basketball.
He married Brianna Monice Diaz. He was a U.S. Marine.
Survivors include his wife, Brianna Monice Fuentes of Twentynine Palms; his mother, Michelle Fuentes of Amarillo; his father, Alexis Fuentes of Lebanon, Tennessee; his step father, Gary Swain of Fritch; a brother, Aaron Swain of Fritch; and his grandmothers, Amelia Daniel of Amarillo and Lillian Fuentes of Lebanon, Tennessee.