JACINTO G. TRINIDAD, JR., 55, a lifetime resident of San Marcos, Texas, passed away November 30, 2014. He was born June 17, 1959, to Jacinto and Irene (Gonzales) Trinidad. Jake, as he was known to everyone, grew up in San Marcos and will be missed by many who knew him. He was known as a kind gentleman and an honest hardworking man, who was quick to help those around him. Jake enjoyed life and nature. Most important to him was his family. Being surrounded by them was most dear to his heart. He enjoyed traveling throughout the country with his family and exploring new places. Jake is preceded in death by his father Jacinto G. Trinidad, Sr., and his sister Angel Ann Trinidad. He is survived by his mother Irene Gonzales Trinidad; his daughters Valerie Trinidad and her husband Edward Fernandez, Jr., Ashly Trinidad, and Irene Trinidad; grandchildren Alayna Olivo and Kimberly M. Rodriguez. Jake is also survived by his brother David G. Trinidad; sisters Annette T. Gonzales and her husband Ramiro, Diane T. Natal and her husband Frank, III, Virginia Marie T. Rendon and her husband Pedro, Jr., and Rebecca Trinidad and her husband Joseph Mercado. Also surviving Jake are his nieces and nephews Vicente Gonzales, Nicolas Gonzales, Brittany Natal, Preston Natal, Amanda Trinidad, PFC Jeremy Trinidad, Alan Trinidad, Aaron Valdez, and Jeremiah Mercado; and other loving relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 4, 2014, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos. A Prayer Service will be held that evening at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home Chapel. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 5, 2014, in the funeral home Chapel. Jake will then be laid to rest next to his father and sister at Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale.