Paulino Juarez-Gonzalez


Mr. Paulino Juarez-Gonzalez, 67, husband of Reyna Perez-Lopez and a resident of Parksley, passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. Born Sept. 1, 1953, in Guatemala, he was the son of the late Jose Juarez and Juana Gonzalez.

Paulino was a devoted husband and proud father of eight, one who stopped at nothing for his family. Over the years, Paulino worked as a truck driver and for Tyson Foods, and in 2003, he opened the popular downtown Parksley restaurant, El Sol. A man of faith and service to the Lord, Paulino was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. Of his many accomplishments, he was proudest of his role as a husband, father, and grandfather.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of more than 30 years, Reyna; his children, Rolan Juarez-Perez, Juana Juarez-Perez (Daniel), Jesse Juarez-Perez (Imelda), Jacqueline Juarez-Perez (KiAndre), Charles Juarez-Tzul, Edna Juarez-Tzul (Ilmer), Jose Juarez-Tzul (Judith), and Pablo Juarez-Tzul; brothers, Daniel and Mario Juarez; grandchildren, Iker, Ilmer, Madelyn, Yulissa, and Erik Escalante, Dylan, Dominick, and Ana Sofia Juarez, and Pablo Gael, Katherine Markensie, and Pablo Juarez-Tsul; numerous nieces and nephews; and his dedicated employees at El Sol, whom he thought of as family. Other than his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Clemente, Ceferino, and Sebastian Juarez; and sisters, Fransisa and Maria Juarez.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 10 a.m., with Father Michael Imperial officiating. Interment will follow in the Parksley Cemetery. There will be a visitation at Williams-Parksley Funeral Home Friday, July 30, 2021, from 4 to 9 p.m.

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Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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