Joseph "Joey" Rocha
December 11, 1966  -  January 7, 2019

Joseph "Joey" Rocha

Joey Rocha, 52, of Austin, passed away Monday, January 07, 2019 at his residence. Joey was born in San Antonio to Isidro Rocha Sr. and Estella Garcia Rocha. He was a 1985 graduate of Seguin High School and held a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Texas Lutheran University. Joey worked 24 years as a Network and System Administrator and was a member of the Austin Vocal Arts Ensemble. He will be remembered for his love of Tennis, The Texas Longhorns and music.

A celebration gathering of Joey's family and friends will begin at 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 P.M., Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Goetz Memorial Chapel 713 N. Austin St. in Seguin. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 14, 2019 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church 409 W Krezdorn St, Seguin, TX 78155.

Joey is survived by his mother, Estella Rocha, of Seguin; sisters, Susie Ibarra and her husband, John; Blanche Morales and her husband, Alonzo; Kathy Rocha and her husband, Dale Price; and Margo Rocha; brother, Isidro Rocha Jr. all of Seguin; his best friend, David Zwernemann, of Austin; Nieces and nephew, Stephanie (Jason), Easy (Savannah), Leah, Estella (Michael), Blanca and Jennifer; great nieces and nephews, Albert, Serena, Michael "Romo", E.R., Sara and Isaac Joe. He will be especially missed by his faithful feline companions, Spider and Simon. Joey was preceded in death by his father, Isidro Rocha Sr.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Goetz Funeral Home.


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  1. Frances Stewart
    Nixon, TX

    Sorry to here of your loss. Prayers goes out to all of your family. May your brother Rest In Peace. Now you have a special angel looking down over all of you. 🙏🏻

  2. karen tindall
    seguin, TX

    Stella my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  3. Monica Garcia
    Seguin, TX

    My sincere condolences to the entire family. He was a sweetheart and will be fondly remembered always. God bless you and Rest in Eternal Peace Joey.

  4. John Richardson
    Austin, TX

    Met Joey in 2005 when I hired on at TWIA and until 2013 when I left for another opportunity. Joey was definitely a funny person to work with and he will be missed.

  5. Lee Talbert
    Austin, TX

    I worked with Joey for several years. He was a kind, sweet, gentle person. We shared many stories of our beloved pets. Joey and your family are in my prayers. May God comfort you in your sorrow.

  6. Carmen
    San Antonio, TX

    My heart goes out to the Rocha family in your time of sorrow.
    God Bless his soul.

  7. Janie & Steve Calderon
    Selma, TX

    Stella, our sincere condolences on your loss of your precious child, Joey. God grant you the peace you need in knowing Joey is now back with our Heavenly Father & Creator.
    Our Love & Condolences to You & Yours. We Love You All.

  8. Arnold and Gloria Gomez
    Lubbock, TX

    Sorry we couldn't be there because of a knee replacement I had but we send our condolence and we or truly sorry for your lost God bless you all from Arnold and Gloria Gomez

  9. Eunice Carpenter
    Botswana, Africa, TX

    Sorry for your loss, praying for you and your family

  10. Maria perales
    Seguin, TX

    My deepest condolences ti you and the family.

  11. Dallas Rivas
    Salt Lake City, UT

    Joey, I will always treasure our memories as roomies in San Antonio and as one of my closest friends growing up. We had endless good times. Rest in peace, my friend.

  12. Yolanda Martinez
    Rotan, TX

    Sorry for your loss

  13. charlotte hostetter
    Seguin, TX

    Susie and Family, so so sorry for your loss.

  14. Gloria Chavez
    Seguin, TX

    My deepest heartfelt condolences and prayers to the entire family.

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