Jose "Joe" Magallanes, a devoted family man, successful business owner, and proud native of Zacoalco de Torres, passed away peacefully in Hemet, Ca., on November 12, 2023. Born on July 23, 1925, Joe lived a vibrant life filled with love, generosity, and courage. His spirit will live on through the many lives he touched with his warm heart and generous nature.
Joe was the proud owner and operator of Magallanes Trucking, a business he ran with his sons, Joe Jr. and Ted. His entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to his work were evident in the success of his business. Joe's work ethic was admired by all who knew him, and his commitment to his business was only surpassed by his devotion to his family.
Family was at the heart of everything Joe did. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Isabel Rose, and his son, Joe Magallanes Jr. He is survived by his loving children, Grace Gradilla her spouse Lorenzo, Mary Regan her spouse Robert, Linda Cruz her spouse Luis, and Ted Magallanes. He also leaves behind three grandchildren Catherine Rose Regan, Stephen Cruz and Erick Cruz. Joe was a loving father and grandfather who took great pride in his family. His love for them was evident in every aspect of his life, from his work to his personal interests.
Joe had a green thumb and a love for the outdoors. He loved growing fruit trees and vegetables on his property in Perris, California. His garden was a testament to his patience, dedication, and love for nature. It was a place where he found peace and solace, especially after the loss of his beloved Isabel. His love for gardening was not just a hobby, but a reflection of his nurturing spirit and his ability to cultivate love and growth in all aspects of his life.
Joe's love for his family and friends was evident in the time he spent with them. He was a generous and gracious host, always welcoming friends and family into his home with open arms. His home was a gathering place for loved ones, filled with laughter, love, and countless memories. Joe's love for his family and friends was a testament to his generous spirit and his ability to bring people together.
Joe was a man of great courage and resilience. After losing his beloved Isabel, he found strength in his independence. He was proud of his ability to continue living a full and vibrant life, even in the face of great loss. His courage was an inspiration to all who knew him, and his resilience was a testament to his strength of character.
In remembering Joe, we celebrate a life well-lived. His legacy of love, generosity, and courage will live on in the hearts of his family and friends. His spirit will continue to inspire those who knew him, and his memory will be cherished forever. As we say goodbye to our beloved Joe, we take comfort in knowing that his love and spirit will continue to guide us. His life was a testament to the power of love, the strength of family, and the resilience of the human spirit.
Jose "Joe" Magallanes, a man of great love, generosity, and courage, will be deeply missed. His life was a testament to the power of family, the strength of community, and the resilience of the human spirit. His memory will live on in the hearts of those who loved him, and his spirit will continue to inspire us all.