Jesus Castruita Medina, 54 of Houston, Texas passed away after a brief illness on September 23, 2021. He was born on May 25, 1967, in Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico and was the eldest child of Yolanda and Jesus Medina. He married Ingrid Rocio Solórzano on April 3, 1986, in Houston, Texas. Those who worked with him knew him as “Jesse” and he was known as “Chuy” by his loved ones.
He had a long career as a Security Patrol officer. In his spare time, he was an avid collector and enjoyed searching for treasures, anything super ultra-rare, and playing his tanks video game. He also cherished spending time with his grandchildren.
Jesus is survived by his wife of 35 years Ingrid Rocio Medina, son Jesus Medina Jr. and daughter-in-law Ada Medina, and daughter Cynthia Medina. His loving granddaughters Kayla Medina, Destiny Medina, and grandson Jaydan Medina.
Jesus is also survived by his father Jesus Aguilar Medina and mother Yolanda Castruita Medina of Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, sister Enedelia Rodriquez and husband Isaías, brother Cesar Medina and wife Annette, brother Guadalupe Medina and wife Christine, sister Irma Medina and husband Orville Arwood, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his brother, Juan Medina, paternal grandparents Manuel Medina and Isabela Aguilar, maternal grandparents Felix Castruita and Juana Salais, uncles Gregorio Castruita, Salvador Castruita and Beto Medina, and aunt Aurora Rodriguez.
Pallbearers are as follows: Jesus Medina Jr., Jaydan Medina, Cesar Medina, Guadalupe Medina, Joshua Medina, Cesar Medina Jr., Tristan Medina, and Jose Rodriquez Jr.
Visitation will be held 9am to 1pm on Monday, October 4th, at Leal Funeral Home located at 11123 Katy Frwy. Houston, TX 77079 followed by graveside services. Graveside services will be held at 10:00am on October 5th, at WoodLawn Cemetery located at 1101 Antoine Dr. Houston, Texas 77055.
The Medina family would like to send out a warm Thank You to all of those who showed your love and support throughout this difficult time with your donations, prayers, and comforting words. God Bless you.