Rev. Benjamin Ochoa, 88 of Vernon, Texas passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Vernon, Texas.
Services will be held Tuesday Dec. 4, 2018 at 10:00am at Templo Centro Evangelistico Church with Dr. Jimmy Longoria officiating. Burial will be at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
Rev. Benjamin Ochoa was born Thursday, Feb. 13, 1930 in Bastrop, Texas, to the late Jesse Ochoa and the late Catarina Castaneda Ochoa. Rev. Benjamin Ochoa was married to Emerita Ochoa. They married on Sept. 28, 1951 in Taylor Texas, Mrs. Ochoa passed away on August 18, 2011. Rev. Benjamin Ochoa had been a pastor for more than 45 years. He was a member of Templo Centro Evangelistico.
Surviving are sons, Isaac Ochoa, Benny Ochoa, Daniel Ochoa, Sammy Ochoa, Ruben Ochoa all of Vernon, Texas, Saul Ochoa of Burkburnett, Texas and Paul Ochoa of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Mary Zapata of Vernon, Texas, Rebecca Webernick of Taylor, Texas, Martha Garza, Olivia Stanfill, Rosa Freeman all of Vernon Texas and Eva Ochoa Aluiso of Freeport, Texas, one brother, Jesse Ochoa of Austin, Texas;e two sisters, Naomi Garza and Esther Martinez of Austin, Texas. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by son, Rev. Jesse Ochoa.
Visitation was held Monday Dec. 3, 2018 at 5:00 pm at the Templo Centro Evangelistico Church
Memorials can be made to the Templo Centro Evangelistico Church.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.