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Friday October 23rd, 2020
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Mr. Joel Soto "Jo Jo Get Down" Resident of

Joel John Soto, also known as JoJo “Get Down” Soto, passed from this life on Thursday, October 15, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. Joel was born on January 31, 1968, to Rev. Juan and Jesusa Soto in Muleshoe, Texas. He later moved to Meadow, Texas, where he would become a permanent resident. Joel graduated from Muleshoe High School in 1987 and later moved to Bedford, Texas, where he worked for American Eagle Airlines for twenty years. Joel is survived by his wife, Emedelia Sambrano; his parents Rev. Juan and Jesusa Soto; three sons, John Christopher Soto, Joshua Alexander Soto and wife Ashley Clousn, all from Mineral Wells, Texas; David Cruz Soto from St. Charles, Missouri; three sisters, Abigail Rivas and husband Ramon from Muleshoe, Texas; Kristina Soto Chacon and husband Juan Carlos from Brownfield, Texas; Laura Soto Zavala and husband Robert Jr. from Lubbock, Texas; niece/sister Amanda Nicole Vega and husband Gregory Shawn Martin from Wolfforth, Texas. Joel is also survived by three granddaughters, three nephews, six nieces, seven great-nephews and five great-nieces. Joel is preceded in death by his son Joel Keith Soto and great-nieces Rebecca Damaris Martin and Bethany Grace Martin. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020, from 5pm to 7pm at Grace Funeral and Cremation Care in Brownfield, Texas. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at 11am at Grace Funeral and Cremation Care Chapel in Brownfield, Texas, with Rev. Vicente Villalon officiating. Interment will follow at Meadow Cemetery.

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John you and my dad where the closest of family friends i hate see to gone i remember you when i was a small kid but i your family in my heart and prayers Brandye Davis

Brandye Davis Oct 22 2020 12:00 AM

Joel, I will never forget you. You saved me when I was around 7 years old. Shortly after we moved to the big pink house.I went across the alley, I don't remember why. But I wanted to go home, and was afraid to cross the alley.You got down on your knees and walked me home with your arm wrapped around mine. All the was to my back door. You saved me that night and made me feel like the most special person ever.You became my friend for life and you will always be my friend/familia.I love you and always will remember you.

Elizabeth (Berry) Embry Oct 21 2020 12:00 AM

Joel had a personality larger than life. He walked into a room and lit it up with his smile. He was loved by many and will always remembered for his love of music and talent.

Lisa Laredo Aguilar Oct 20 2020 12:00 AM

May you RIP my friend. Gone but never forgotten.Till we see you again.

Irene Talamantez Oct 20 2020 12:00 AM