Joe Maldonado Jr., age 78, of Lampasas died April 13, 2020 at his residence.

Viewing was held April 16 at Sneed Funeral Chapel, and a graveside service will be April 17 at 10 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery. Joe was born Oct. 22, 1941

Joe was born Oct. 22, 1941 to Joe Maldonado Sr. and Damiana (Lopez) Maldonado. He was a lifelong resident

He was a lifelong resident of Lampasas and was a retired master plumber. He also was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Joe is survived by his wife Marie (Wren) Maldonado; sons Hector, Rudy and Joe Don Maldonado (Sherry); one daughter, Maria Maldonado; eight grandchildren, Sara and Santina Maldonado, Monica Castaneda, Wren, Myna, Alex, Ethan and Shyann Maldonado; and five great-grandchildren, Kharis and Khali Castaneda, Jordon Maldonado, and Ross and Leann Maldonado.

Joe also is survived by two brothers and three sisters.

He was preceded in death by daughter Amanda Maldonado in June 2015.