Aguinaga, Joseph

Joseph Jesse Aguinaga "Jess"

June 27, 1952 - August 12, 2020

Jess, age 68, passed away on August 12, 2020 at Dallas Presbyterian hospital in Dallas Texas. He was born June 27, 1952 in Ocampo Guanajuato, Mexico to Pablo and Belem Aguinaga. 

He was a 1970 graduate from Escondido high school in Escondido, California. In 1975, he received bachelor degrees in physics and business management from UCSD in San Diego, California. He worked as a project manager and software developer and had recently retired. Jess married Julie (Gilster) Aguinaga on September 4, 1982.
He is survived by his wife, Julie Aguinaga of Allen Texas; son, Larry (Robyn) Aguinaga of Lewisville, Texas; daughter, Lisa (Mark) Farley of Allen, Texas; daughter, Sara Aguinaga and Eric Lafitte of Princeton, Texas; son, Anthony (Lynsie) Aguinaga of Lucas, Texas; grandchildren, Charles, Ava and AJ; sister, Rosemary (Bob) Prentice; sister, Carmen (Robert) Cervantes; brother, Raul Aguinaga; brother Ruben (Kelleen) Aguinaga; numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jess will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather who especially enjoyed spending time with his family and his role of grandpa. He touched many with his kind and gentle spirit and was a great listener who loved a lengthy one on one conversation. He is greatly loved and will be deeply missed.

A private family memorial service is planned.

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
Matthew 5:4

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Julie, Don and I are heartbroken about the passing of Jesse. We love you and all of your family. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. Sallee McDermitt, August 24, 2020 I love you all. I am so sorry for your loss. I hope that it brings you comfort knowing that Jess is with your mom and his parents in heaven with our lord and savior Jesus Christ. I will continue to pray for you all. May God comfort and strengthen you. April Logan, August 21, 2020 Jess was great person and he will be missed. Rick and I are so sorry for your family’s loss. Our prayers are with you all. Rick and Tracy DeMille, August 20, 2020 R.I.P. Jesse! You always took the time to have a meaningful conversation with me whenever we crossed paths. You will be missed. Matthew Farley, August 20, 2020 May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you in the days to come. I am deeply saddened for your families loss. Sending prayers for all. Jodie McKinney, August 20, 2020 Jesse was a great guy, many memories of him coaching the kids and always being involved in his children’s lives. Much love to the family, know it’s a difficult time but remember the good times. Kathy Smith, August 20, 2020