Jessie Cuellar Sr.-August 28, 2012

Jessie Cuellar Sr., 84, of Amarillo died on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
Memorial services will be at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evening at the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012 at Triumphant Truth Church, 1701 S. Manhattan with Dr. Alberta Helton officiating.  Burial will be at Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Jessie was born on April 28, 1928 in Cuero, Texas to Jesus and Lea Cuellar.  He had worked for the City of Amarillo until retirement.  Jessie was a jack of all trades and loved to work with his hands.  He enjoyed working with crafts, metals, and wood working.
Jessie married Lucy Hernandez on September 30, 1950.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Jessie Tony Cuellar and Tony Cuellar; and two grandchildren, Jayton and Dillon Scott.
He is survived by his wife Lucy Cuellar of Amarillo; seven sons, Frank Hernandez, Rudy Cuellar and wife Patsy, Gilbert Cuellar, Joe H. Cuellar and wife Marcy, Jessie Cuellar Jr. and wife Bea, all of Amarillo; Charles Cuellar and wife Cindy of San Antonio, and Victor Cuellar of Amarillo; three daughters, Linda Tijerina, Stella Baca and husband Ben, and Janie Tijerina and husband Mando, all of Amarillo; twenty-four grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.

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