Jesus J. Tirado Jr., of Guadalupe, Arizona, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021. He was 64 years old.
Jesus was born on March 11, 1956, to Jesus Sr. and Baldomera Tirado in Nogales, Sonora. He graduated from Marcos de Niza High School where he won Homecoming King, played football, baseball and track. He attended Mesa Community College to play football and baseball. He was in construction for 45+ years and provided many opportunities to a lot of people. He loved to cook, grill, listen to Mexican music and work on his truck.
Jesus is survived by his wife, Rosa, four children, Jesus S. III, Felicia Maria, Adriana Spencer (Nicholas), Alejandro and the mother of his children, Sylvia. He will always be remembered by his three beautiful granddaughters, Angelina, Addisen Henderson and Korra Lee Tirado that loved him very much and will truly miss him. His siblings, Antonio Jimenez, two sisters, Indelisa Garcia and Lourdes Martinez plus nieces, nephews and lots of friends.
We were blessed in all he taught his children.
Services for Jesus will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at A Legacy Funeral Home – Chandler (1374 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler, Arizona, 85225) beginning with Visitation at 9:00 am, Rosary at 9:30 am, Funeral Mass at 10:00 am then burial to follow at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery (1562 E. Baseline Road, Mesa, AZ 85204) at 12:30 pm.
Pallbearers to serve in laying Jesus to rest are Jesus S. Tirado III, Alejandro S. Tirado, Jesse Jimenez, Junior Garcia, Fred Ruiz and Oscar Ramirez.
Please follow all social distancing recommendations and mask requirements.