The Duncan Banner


July 18, 2014

Jose M. Miranda

July 15, 1996-July 14, 2014

DUNCAN — Jose M. Miranda of Duncan  was called home to be with our Father on Monday, July 14, 2014 at the age of 17.

Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Assumption Catholic Church, Duncan. Robert Yates, a close family friend, will assist with the service. Interment will follow at the Duncan Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.

The family will receive guests 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 18 at the funeral home. There will also be a Rosary Service during this time.  

Jose was born on July 15, 1996 in Ontario, Ore., to Gloria (Garcia) and Francisco Miranda Sr.  

He attended Empire High School and was currently training to be a welder. Jose was involved in sports including football and wrestling and enjoyed working out in the gym. He also enjoyed fishing, dancing, going to rodeos and hanging out with friends. He was a member of Assumption Catholic Church.

Survivors include his parents, Gloria and Francisco Miranda Sr. of the home; brothers and sisters, Francisco Miranda Jr. of Duncan, Santiago Miguel Miranda of Caldwell, Idaho, Laura Miranda DeLopez of Moses Lake, Wash., Magalee Miranda, Mariana Hernandez and Llesenia Herredia all of Duncan, and many nieces, nephews and other family members and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Antonia Alfaro Miranda and his grandfather, Santiago Garcia Cruz.

Pallbearers will be Francisco Miranda, Santiago Miranda, Guillermo Lopez, Miguel Hernandez, David Herredia and Fredi Mejia. Honorary bearers are Robert Yates, Coach Tony Roberts, Nick Yates, Hector Bullock, Dillon Twigg, Jerad Wolfe, Boston Brown, Anthony Gonzalez, Dakota Bilbrey and Edgar Sierra.

A memorial fund has been set up in the name of Jose Miranda at the Arvest Bank in Duncan.

Online condolences can be made to the family at:

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