Jesus A. “Jesse” Subia, 75, of Lampasas died May 18, 2020 at Lampasas Nursing and Rehabilitation.

His body will be cremated, and no formal service is planned. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Jesse was born April 9, 1945 in Fort Stockton to Manuel Subia and Juanita (Acosta) Subia.

After high school graduation, he attended Howard Payne University, where he obtained his undergraduate degree. He later earned his master’s degree at American Technological University in Killeen. Jesse had a career as a substance abuse counselor.

He married Sharon Goodlick in 1967 and had been a resident of the Central Texas area since 1969.

Jesse was a member of First Baptist Church in Copperas Cove, where he taught Sunday School and served as a deacon for many years. He enjoyed talking to people, playing his guitar and tinkering in his woodworking shop.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Subia, and daughter, Shanda Subia.

Jesse was preceded in death by a brother and one sister.

Memorials may be made to Lampasas Public Library.