April 20, 2016

Jose Barraza - United States Border Patrol - Texas

Border Patrol Agent Jose Barraza, age 29, of El Paso, Texas, died in the line of duty on April 18, 2016, on a highway between Fort Hancock and Esperanza, Texas.
Jose Barraza

Agent Barraza was a member of the United States Border Patrol. He had almost 8 years of service. He was assigned to the Sierra Blanca Station. Jose was a canine handler.

He was known as Joey to his family and friends. 

At about 7:30 a.m., Jose was at the end of his shift and was headed towards his home in El Paso. 

For an unknown reason, Jose's truck collided with the rear of a semi-trailer. Tragically, Jose died at the scene of the accident. 

The circumstances of the accident are under investigation.

A funding site has been set up to help the family with expenses.

Friends describe Jose as a man who was passionate about his family and his job. 

The U.S. Border Patrol is in mourning over the death of their brother. Jose was a professional who did everything with a smile. He will be forever remembered.

Jose's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He was loving
Michael, Patron Saint of the Police, pray for
Jose and for those who have lost him.
and was loved in return. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Jose is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his mother, his wife, Donna, and two young sons.

Thank you for your service, Jose.

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die by misadventure. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray that Jose is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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