February 1, 2013 ~ March 14, 2013
Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Arden, NC
Jose Manuel Vazquez, of Arden, died Thursday March 14, 2013 at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals. The infant son of Manuel Vazquez and Lisa Stepp, Jose was also survived by his brother, Kenneth Walker; his grandparents, Boyce and Kerrie Stepp, of Arden; one great-grandmother, Georgia Dillon, of Mills River; aunt and uncle, Christina and Lupe Vazquez as well as a host of other aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by one brother, Josiah. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 17, 2013 in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian with Pastor Carl Bishop and Reverend C. Morris Boyd, D.M. officiating. Interment will follow at Words of Life Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM on Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a stuffed animal be brought to the funeral home in Jose's memory.