Juan Arenas Turrubiartes, 58, passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 in Liberty, Texas. Juan was born March 8, 1960 in Merrillos, Mexico to parents Fortunato Turrubiartes and Simona Arenas.
Service for Juan will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Dayton First Assembly of God Church. Interment will follow at Magnolia Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday evening at Dayton First Assembly. Arrangements are under the direction of Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.
Juan moved to Dayton over 35 years ago. He was a long time member of the Dayton First Assembly of Church. Juan loved his family and friends. Each one them had a special place in his heart and his life. Juan worked hard for his family and provided well for them. He was a great husband, father, and friend. Juan was a man of many skills and talents. He was a combination welder by trade, electrician and carpenter. He was a person that learned things fast and used his talents to serve the Lord. Juan played guitar and sang. His heart’s desire above all was to live for God and to honor through his talents. He wanted his children, family and friends to know about the love of Jesus. Juan wanted each one to live for the Lord so that when it is their time to part from the world, which you too would be with him Glory. So live for the Lord, serve him with all of you heart. Set a good example as Juan did. He loved God and his desire was to please him.
Juan was preceded in death by his mother, Simona Arenas; his grandparents, Refugio Turrubiartes and Trinidad Rodriguez; and two sisters. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Robin Lynn Turrubiartes; father, Fortunato Turrubiartes; daughter, Mellissa Ann Baker; sons, Joseph Kyle Honey, Jeremy Turrubiartes, and Juan Daniel Turrubiartes; grandchildren, Viola Turrubiartes, Joyclin Turrubiartes, Constance Turrubiartes, and Audrey Honey; sisters, Fortunata Garcia, Francsica Garcia and Irena Flores; brothers, Cirelo Turrubiartes, Juan Turrubiartes, and Jose Ivan Turrubiartes; also numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends.