Jorge Luna “Papi Chulo” Zarate, 50 years old, of Highlands, Texas, slipped away into Jesus’s loving arms on January 24, 2021 in El Paso, Texas. He was born on February 7, 1970, in San Juan De La Vega, Mexico to the late Francisco Zarate Ramirez and Concepcion Luna Aguirre. Jorge was a member of Lakewood Church. He graduated high school in Mexico. He made his career as a successful rig welder and fabricator.
Jorge was a man who pursued many interests, some of which included gardening, restoring classic cars and watching the Dallas Cowboys, Cruz Azul, and the Houston Astros play on Game-days. He was also known as a foodie. One of Jorge’s favorite past times was going to different restaurants and trying various types of food. Jorge was a raw, authentic, and caring father who instilled many values in his children. He was not only a protector by nature, but also a great provider. He worked hard to make sure his family was taken care of.
Jorge was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and uncle. Jorge was preceded in death by his parents, his siblings Pedro Zarate Luna and Rosario Zarate Luna. To cherish his loving memory, Jorge leaves behind his beloved wife of 6 years Silvia Vazquez, his children, birthed by Anna Alicea; Jorge Zarate and wife Kaylee, of Tomball Texas, Josue Zarate and fiancée Andrianna, of Cypress Texas, Marisa Zarate and fiancé Matt, of Jersey Village Texas, Marisol Zarate and her boyfriend Connor, of Spring Texas, his children birthed by Silvia Vazquez; Victor Collantes, of Culiacan Sinaloa, Luis Collantes, of Atlanta Georgia, Juan Collantes, of Atlanta Georgia and Jorge Collantes, of Highlands, Texas. Grandchildren; Jaxson Zarate, Jace Zarate, Juan Daniel, Anna Victoria and Cato Simmonds; Jorge also leaves behind his siblings Maria Ana Zarate Luna, Armando Zarate Luna, Maria del Carmen Zarate Luna, Concepcion Zarate Luna, Silvia Zarate Luna, Angelica Zarate Luna, Veronica Zarate Luna, Humberto Zarate Luna, numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives.
Services are pending with Sterling ~ White Funeral Home.
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