Visitation & Rosary
Obituary of Richard Melendrez
Our beloved Richard Melendrez, age 35, was called to our Heavenly Father on Monday, October 25, 2021. He was preceded in death by his father, Benito Melendrez and step-father, Jesse Joe Lara, Sr.
Richard is survived by his mother, Annabell Lara; his brothers, Benito Melendrez, Manuel Melendrez, Abel Melendrez, Daniel Melendrez (Samantha), Samuel Melendrez (Helen), and Philip Melendrez (Rosario); his sisters, Josephine Ruiz (Antonio), Christina Mendoza, Monica Melendrez, and Victoria Sambrano (Gabriel); his aunts and uncles, and many other loving family members and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-9:00 p.m. with Recitation of Holy Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Mission Funeral Home - South, 6204 S. First St., Austin, Texas.
A Scripture Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021 also at Mission Funeral Home - South Side. Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery, 3650 S. IH 35 Frontage Rd., Austin, Texas.
Services will be live-streamed to allow those unable to attend to participate. Follow link to Facebook Live Mission - South Side
Due to the Coronavirus / COVID-19 Restrictions from the City of Austin,
capacity levels are restricted at funeral homes, churches, and cemeteries.
Each person entering the funeral home, church, and cemetery will be required to wear a mask
and to practice social distancing of 6 feet or more. If you are ill or are concerned about the virus,
it is recommended that you not attend services.
The family is so grateful to everyone for their understanding, love, and support
during this very difficult time.