Confirmed:Jose Rocha, Retired US Army (09-21) 12 JAN 21

January 12, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Holy Family Catholic Church 
152 Florencia Ave
San Antonio, TX 78228

The family of Mr. Jose Rocha, a US Army (Ret.) Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.

Mr. Jose Fortino Rocha, born on April 14, 1946, was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 24, 2020 at the age of 74.
Mr. Rocha enlisted into the US Army in 1972 and Retired as a Sgt in 1992, he was a proud retired Army Veteran of 20 years, retired Kelly AFB and Volkswagen enthusiast.
Mr. Rocha is preceded in death by his mother, Guadalupe Rocha and sister, Melba Zaragoza. Mr. Rocha is loved and will be greatly missed by his wife of 46 years, Martha Rocha; children, Juan Jose Rocha (Lori), Erica M. Rocha, Laura Ann Regalado (Robert), James P. Rocha, Jeanette, David and Ronnie Rocha; Father, Fortino Rocha and siblings, Guadalupe Guerra, Gilbert Rocha (Angie), Irene Zavala, Gloria Ortega, Yolanda Jimenez (Carlos), Doris Flores, Joe and Jimmy Rocha as well as numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, other loving relatives and friends.

WEATHER: Hi 58 / Lo 35, 1% Chance of Rain, 88% Humidity, Wind: 2 mph NNW

REQUESTOR:  Erica Rocha, Daughter

STAGING:  10:00 am, Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Holy Family Catholic Church
152 Florencia Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78228

BRIEFING:  10:15 am

SERVICE:  11:00 am
Holy Family Catholic Church
152 Florencia Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78228

KSU:  12:15 am (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   1:00 pm – Shelter #1 (Call to Verify)
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209

RC:   Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson

FC:   Alice “Cake Lady” Wagener



1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.

2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.

3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!

4. Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are in attendance.

5. If riding/driving a motorcycle on Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which is located within a Military Installation, you will need to wear closed toe shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, DOT approved helmet, eye protection, long pants, and boots/shoes that cover the ankle.

 ***Safety Notice***
Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below.  Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards.  Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.
Funeral Processions/Escorts

EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.

At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way.  Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

If you choose to fly a flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.

Warm Regards,
Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Honor, Dignity, Respect
Cell: (562) 413-2223