Domingo Cortez Lopez was born on May 12th, 1931 in Durango, Mexico to Jose Ricardo & Otilia Cortez Lopez. He came to the U.S. in 1949. He married Emma Flores, on May 1, 1975 in Morton. He worked as a farm laborer for 40 years for Jack Farris and Jack Kirkland for several years. His hobbies were celebrating with his family during special occasions. His favorite sport was boxing, watching the Dallas Cowboys, going out to eat at restaurants, loved to laugh and joke around with everybody, gardening and taking care of his wife’s floral garden. He was a long time member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church of Levelland.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Jose Ricardo & Otilia Cortez Lopez and daughter; Domitilia Lopez.
He is survived by his spouse of 53 years Mrs. Emma Lopez of Sundown, sons; Luis (Heather) Lopez, Salvador (Rebecca) Lopez, and Raul Lopez, all three of Lubbock, Juan (Sandy) Lopez of Sundown, Cesar Lopez of Kileen, Domingo Lopez of Chihuahua, Mexico, Martin Lopez of Anahuac, Chihuahua Mexico; daughters Nancy Lopez and Lorena Lopez of Sundown, Sonya Lopez of New Deal, Maria Adelina De Guerrero of Amarillo, sisters; Maria Cruz La Salde of El Paso and Anastasia Lopez of Mexico, brother; Lazaro Lopez of Fabians, TX, 35 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday May 27th at 2:00p.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Levelland. Officiating will be Father Jonathan Phillips. Interment service will be at the Sundown Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Luis Lopez, Juan Lopez, Cesar Lopez, Salvador Lopez, Raul Lopez, Herman Lopez
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