Johnny Anthony Botello age 51 of Galveston died Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston. Funeral services are 10:00 am Saturday, June 19, 2010 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston with Deacon Henry Herrera officiating. Private family burial will follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Galveston. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Friday.
Johnny was born January 5, 1959 in Galveston, Texas to Pedro “Pete” Cerda Botello and Aurora Sanchez Botello. He was a 1977 graduate of Ball High School. He worked many years as a longshoreman and was a member of the ILA Local # 20. Johnny loved sports. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan, Texas Longhorn Fan, Astros Fan, and he really enjoyed playing softball. In his leisure time Johnny enjoyed cruising to many ports of call. He was passionate about barbecuing and really loved to have his friends and family make him cakes. Johnny will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.
Preceded in death by his father, Pedro Cerda Botello, Johnny is survived by his wife, Janet Thomas Botello, mother, Aurora Sanchez Botello, sisters, Dora Botello Cisneros, and Sandra Miranda and husband Robert; God sons, Jerry Limones, Jr., and Preston Neumann; lifelong friends and brothers in Life, David Miranda, Eddie Nuemann, David Rogers, William Robert “Bebob” Neumann, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Johnny’s family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to all of the Staff, Doctors and Nurses in SICU at John Sealy Hospital, and to the ILA Local #20. A special thanks to Ted O’Rourke, president of ILA Local 20, and to Johnny’s many friends who have given their love and support during Johnny’s passing.
Friends may sign the register book and send the family condolences at www.carnesbrothers.com/contactus. Please include the Botello name.