Modesto (Moe) Lara, 82, of
Greenville, died Thursday, February 1, 2018 at his home. His funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Monday
at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Royce Litchfield officiating. Interment will follow in Caddo Mills IOOF Cemetery. A rosary will be 6:00 PM, Sunday followed by
visitation from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Mr. Lara was born in
Greenville on June 15, 1935. He was the
son of Marciano Lara and Mary Alanis Lara.
He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and was retired as a supervisor at
E-Systems, formerly worked for Lance and the City of Greenville. After retirement, he was a driver for Car
Quest. He was a member of Cotton Pickin
Squares and the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his
daughters, Rene Lara, Paula Lara and Vickie Lara; sisters, Tena Ramos and Nancy
Hernandez; grandchildren, Jason Wade, Nikki Lara, Taylor Hernandez, Joey
Duncan, Ashlie Rusch, Robert Duncan, Amber Duncan, Chris Duncan and Jessica
Lara; and eighteen great-grandchildren. He
was preceded in death by his wife, Toni Lara; son, David Lara; his parents;
brothers, Eddie and Cecil Lara; and his sisters, Rita Denton and Mary Lara.
Pallbearers will be Robert
Duncan, Chris Duncan, Lonnie Wade, Martin Hernandez and Antonio “Poppy” Villegas. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Wade,
Roberto Rios, Niko Rios, John Hernandez and Doug Dawdy.