Honorable Derrik Alonzo Juarez, age 44, entered in eternal peace in Brownsville, Texas, on Monday, August 17, 2020.
Born on March 14, 1976 in Houston, Texas, Derrik resided most of his life in Brownsville, Texas. A prominent South Texas Attorney at Law he worked as a sole practitioner. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas- Brownsville and went on to receive a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas Law School.
He is survived by his wife Myrna Zolezzi de Juarez and daughter Vida; his former spouse Adriana Garcia and their children Christian Juarez (Amber), Brandon Juarez,and Hannah Juarez. Derrik is also survived by his mother Ana Maria Juarez; siblings Jose Juarez Jr., Eric Adrian Juarez (Maribel), Edgar Hugo Juarez (Rosa), Cynthia Eileen Pizana (Gabriel).
He is survived by one granddaughter Emmalyn G. Juarez.
Derrik was preceded in death by his father, Jose Juarez Sr., and both maternal and paternal grandparents.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Christian Juarez, Brandon Juarez, Joe Juarez Jr. , Edgar Juarez, Juan Gabriel Pizana and David Garcia. Honorary pallbearers are Eric Juarez, Trey Mendez, and Victor Ramirez
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Located at 657 Springmart Blvd. Brownsville, TX 78526.
A celebration of his life will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Iglesia Camino Del Rey, located at 960 W Ruben M Torres Sr Blvd, Brownsville, TX 78520. Interment and Christian burial will follow at Buena Vista Burial Park.