Joe Louis Jacques Jr. was born on January 12, 1955, to Joe Louis Jacques Sr. and Jearline McField in Tyler, Texas. He is the firstborn of three children to this union. He attended public schools in Tyler, TX and San Antonio, TX and graduated from Highlands High School. He went on to attend and graduate from Prairie View A&M University, where he met and married Patrica Henry Jacques. To this union, three children were born. Joe was a dedicated employee of San Antonio College before retiring and was a devoted head coach to the Randolph Roadrunners Track and Field Club for many years. He was a beloved member who served at E.T Dixon United Methodist Church in many capacities since 1989. He was a brother of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. since 1980. Joe departed this life on September 4, 2019, at his residence. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Patrica Jacques, sons Nicolas and Nigel Jacques, daughter Nyree Jacques, daughter-in-law Shanika Jacques, grandchildren; Braylen Jacques-Smith, Hassan Baines-Rogers, and Amis Jacques, father Joe Jacques Sr. and stepmother Betty Jacques, sisters Jill Drisdale (Ronnie) and Chauna Jacques, brothers Ronny Jacques (Chameka), Rodrick Jacques (Keisha), and Darrell Jacques (Tani), godchildren; Donald Citizen, Anthony Price, Antonio Ward, Andrew Ward, and Ayana Ward, and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends.

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  1. My condolences on the passing of a remarkable person. I had the privilege of turning to Joe for assistance with Admissions and Records matters on numerous occasions. He was a kind and patient person, always ready to lend a hand. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Felix B. Gonzales, Faculty Mortuary Science Department San Antonio College

  2. Joe, my brother, my friend, my colleague, I will truly miss you and will always keep memories of you close to my heart. We always had each other’s back! See you in Heaven! Tracy Shelton

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