Jose "Pepe" Lerma Jr.

July 20, 1962 - October 27, 2020
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After a courageous 2 year battle with cancer, Jose “Pepe” Lerma, Jr. 58, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

Mr. Lerma was known to be an angry, foul-mouthed individual, but he also could be the sweetest most caring person in the world.

Mr. Lerma is preceded in death by his parents, Jose (Paula) Lerma and parents-in-law, Jose (Leonor) Villarreal.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 25 years, Veronica Villarreal; siblings-in-law, Laura (Eduardo) Ramos, Rosie (Randy) Petty, Oscar (Gaby) Villarreal, Rene (Alicia) Villarreal, Grizelda (Carlos) Gil, Hector (Guadalupe) Villarreal, Graciela (Ricardo) Benavides, Jose Villarreal and Jesus J. (Sandra) Villarreal; 2 daughters, a brother,  and other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at

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1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: July 20, 1962
Died: October 27, 2020

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Mariano Maldonado posted on 12/3/21

I'm always going to Remember my best cousin Joe Lerma, Loved him like he was my brother. High School was fun with him and me and the Walton s truck. :)


Mariano Maldonado posted on 11/15/21

I’ve been gone too long. My best cousin growing up thru Laredo Martin I Loved you always Rest In Peace My deepest condolences to your family and the Lerma family.


Eduardo and Leti Ramos posted on 11/8/20

Our deepest condolences to you, Betty. Be at peace knowing that Pepe is no longer in pain, he's in a better place, (regardless of foul-mouth, for all of us have sinned and come short of the glory of God) and God promises we will see our loved ones again. We are here for you.


Leonor Aguilar posted on 11/3/20

My sincere condolences to you, Veronica, to his brother, Gerardo and all my cousin's extended family. May his soul rest in peace.


Leonor Aguilar posted on 11/3/20

My condolences to Veronica, his brother, Gerardo and all his extended family. May his soul rest in peace.


Hector Maldonado posted on 10/31/20

RIP my friend


Ernesto Liendo Sr. posted on 10/30/20

May you R.I.P. my friend. God did not forget you.


Meli Palacios Roccotagliata posted on 10/30/20

May he Rest In Peace. Condolences and prayers to the family!??????????????


Alma Rosa Lerma posted on 10/29/20

My Dearest cuñada Vero I'm so sorry for your loss i loved my brother-in-law so much I hate that Brenda and me so far away but I always thought about him and you...I'm truly sorry?????????❤❤❤❤


Oscar Villarreal posted on 10/28/20

Our most heartfelt condolences for your loss Tia Betty. Yes, Pepe was a little rough around the edges and foul-mouthed at times as the obituary states but we know that for the most part, he made you happy. Please know that we are here for you and that if you need anything, please don't hesitate to call.. Love you much, Oscar, Gaby, Juan, Jess and Alex