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Mr. Jesus “Chuy” Eduardo ….

Mr. Jesus “Chuy” Eduardo Mendoza Almeida, age 35, from Lyons, died Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Piedmont Cartersville Medical Center in Cartersville after a brief battle with COVID-19. Jesus was born in Guanajuato, Mexico, and moved with his family to the United States when he was a child. He attended the Toombs County School system since 1992 and was a founding member of the Toombs County Men’s Soccer Program before earning his diploma in 2005. After high school, Jesus attended Middle Georgia College to further his education. Jesus was passionate about soccer and was an avid supporter of Club America, Boca Juniors, and Chelsea while also supporting the national teams from Mexico and Argentina. He modeled his own playing style after Diego Armando Maradona and always looked to create opportunities for others while on the field. Jesus also had a love of baseball and followed the Atlanta Braves. As a dual citizen of the United States and Mexico, he loved visiting his friends and family throughout Mexico, and it is there that he met his future wife Rosalia. After marrying in 2019, Jesus and Rosalia worked together in the rack installation industry, where he served as a crew supervisor and travelled throughout the United States setting up various stores prior to their opening. His surviving family includes his wife and love of his life, Rosalia Mendoza Sanchez; his parents, Silberio and Margarita Mendoza; five brothers, Juan Mendoza Almeida, Fernando Mendoza Almeida, Mariano Mendoza Almeida and his wife Angela, Miguel Mendoza Almeida and his wife Esmeralda, and Silverio Mendoza Almeida and his wife Ana Teresa; two sisters, Oralia Mendoza Almeida and Senaida Mendoza Ibarra; three long-time brothers, Chris Montes, Benjie Taylor and his wife Alexa, and Dr. Justin E Russell and his wife Ginger; his parents-in-law, Primo Sanchez Carreras and his wife Maria de Jesus Sanchez Avalos; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. A mass of Christian burial was Saturday, September 25, at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church followed by burial in Lyons Cemetery. Pallbearers were Fernando Mendoza Almeida, Mariano Mendoza Almeida, Miguel Mendoza Almeida, Silverio Mendoza Almeida, Benjie Taylor, and Justin E. Russell. Due to the unexpected passing of Jesus Mendoza Almeida, contributions to cover living expenses for his wife, Rosalia Mendoza Sanchez, can be made out to Fairview Baptist Church, 662 North State Street, Lyons, Georgia 30436.

Ronald V. Hall


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