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Sixto Vela Jr., 47, of Brownsville, TX devoted husband, father, brother, and friend, entered into eternal rest on August 7, 2020, at VRMC. He was born in Richmond, TX on November 5, 1972.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Maria Vela and his brother, Javier Vela.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Marvelia Vela; his children, Victoria Vela and Sixto Vela III; father, Sixto Vela; siblings, Sylvia (Lupe) Silva, Jaime Vela and Erika (Alberto) Barrientos.

Sixto Vela Jr.’s role was a pivotal one.  He was called upon in life to be a leader, protector, and provider for his family.  He gave an example of Christ’s love by being loving toward his children’s mother. He was strong in his faith and raised his children to know right from wrong in God’s eyes. The loss of Sixto will never be easy, he will be in our hearts and memories forever.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Located at 657 Springmart Blvd. Brownsville, TX 78526. A chapel funeral ceremony will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, , August 27, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.  Christian burial will follow at Buena Vista Burial at approximately 2:00 p.m.

  1. August 20, 2020

    We love Sixto very much! He will always be remembered as a great friend, father and husband. Nos veremos otra vez amigo! El cielo es tu nuevo hogar! Descansa en Los brazos de nuestro amado Salvador!

  2. August 21, 2020

    Many words cannot express the tremendous loss of our beloved Sixto it seems like yesterday when he stayed. Behind with me in Florida. And tio would move on to Virginia following their job he would stay behind because of his school he didn’t want to mess up his grades to graduate and he did he was always determined to be an achiever he will be greatly missed.

  3. August 21, 2020

    Para mi Tio Sixto no tengo palabras que le hagen sentir mejor. Pero el de Arriba si sabe como y el siempre escoje lo mejor Chido. Nada mas nos lleva unos pasos adelante. Al Rato lo volvemos aver que en paz descanse.

  4. August 22, 2020

    My Condolences to the Family. I am sorry for your loss.

  5. August 24, 2020

    Our sincerest condolences,Marvelia and family. May you be comforted by the loving memories you share. Take care.

  6. August 25, 2020

    I will always cherish our memories tio sixtito luv u always and forever.. tia marvy and the kids i luv u my condolences.

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