Jose Gamez Avila

Died: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018


5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Wed., Nov. 21, 2018
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

Funeral Ceremony

7:30 PM Wed., Nov. 21, 2018
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

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Jose Enrique Gamez Avila, age 20, of Wapello, died Monday morning, November 19, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.  He died as a result of an auto accident last Thursday near Iowa City.  Jose gave the gift of his organs to benefit others.

The son of Esban Castilleja and Martha Avila, he was born on February 12, 1998 in Monterrey, Mexico.  Jose graduated from Wapello High School in 2016 and had worked as a clerk at Casey’s in Wapello.

He was baptized as a Catholic and enjoyed music and computers and was very intelligent.  He was a good son, very friendly, and enjoyed helping others.

His family includes his parents, a brother, and a sister all of Wapello and his grandparents of Mexico.

The family will meet friends from 5:30 to 7:30 PM on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello followed by a funeral ceremony at 7:30 PM with Pastor Josue Villatoro from the Calvary Church in Muscatine.

Cremation will be fulfilled following the funeral.

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Aracely Schlesing
   Posted Tue November 20, 2018
No hay palabras que te puedan consolar y ayudate en estos momentos! Solo tu fe en Dios Nuestro Senor podra darte esa paz y consuelo en estos dificiles momentos de la vida! Estoy contigo hoy y siempre!!

Margery Haganman
   Posted Thu November 29, 2018
I send you my deepest sympathy in the loss of your son, Jose. I remember Jose when he was a little boy at school. He was such a sweet child, and he had so much respect for others. He was very bright and learned quickly. He grew into a fine young man. He will be missed by many people.

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