Joseph Arthur Dominguez Jr.

Joseph A. Dominguez, Jr., lovingly known as Joe, Pops, or Papaw, was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother. At the time of his death, Joe was a youthful 81, living an active life. He lived in Amarillo and Fort Worth, Texas, and Pittsburgh, PA.
Joe passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022, in Amarillo, Texas, from complications of a head injury.
Joe was born May 26, 1941, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Arthur B. Dominguez and Vera Hatjis Dominguez, his brother Charlie Dominguez and stepson, Michael Dan Wilson. Joe grew up in El Paso, Texas, in a Spanish Hacienda.
Joe married his love, Debbie Stovall Dominguez, and they had an incredible 42 years together. They enjoyed traveling the United States and other parts of the world.
Joe pursued his dream as an oil and gas landman most of his life, with a designation of a Registered Professional Landman with AAPL and a member of the International Right of Way Association. He also served as a real estate agent in the Amarillo community and was a member National Association of Realtors and the Texas Association of Realtors.
He is survived by his wife and beloved furbabies, Koko and Yankee; his three children, son, Dr. (Ret) LTC Joseph A. Dominguez III, married to Lowa Dominguez, son, Adrian Dominguez married to Lisa Dominguez, and daughter, Yvette Ayala, married to Angel Ayala; his grandchildren, Marissa Moore, Joseph A. Dominguez IV, Breanna Dominguez, Kendall Dominguez, Lauren Dominguez, Aidan Dominguez, Addison Dominguez, Drake Dominguez, Brittany Ayala, Emilee Ayala, Zachary Ayala, and Chaise Ayala; his great-grandchildren, Emanuel Moore, Ramia Moore, Austin Moore, Logan Ayala, and Abel Ayala; and his brother-in-law, Johnny Stovall.
Joe will always be known for his professionalism, integrity, kindness, generosity, forthrightness, intelligence, calm demeanor, respectful manner, and adventurous spirit. He loved watching his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren succeed in all their endeavors. He enjoyed watching conservative news outlets, sports of all kinds, especially the Dallas Cowboys, golf, and baseball. Joe enjoyed eating menudo on the weekends. Joe will be pleasantly and affectionately remembered by his many friends and colleagues.
A viewing will be at the Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount, Amarillo, Texas 79109, on Sunday, July 17, 2022, from 4-6 P.M.
Services will be in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel on Monday, July 18, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Graveside services will be at the Panhandle Cemetery, Panhandle, Texas, Monday, July 18, 2022, at 1:00 P.M.

17 Replies to “Joseph Arthur Dominguez Jr.”

  1. I’m so sorry to hear about Joe ! Y’all were a Great couple ! I’m so sorry ! Love terri Shadid dougherty !

  2. i am sorry i found out late on joes passing.
    he was on the track team with me at austin high school in el paso. we would also work out at kidd field at twc campus. my thoughts are joes family. manny camacho

  3. Just talked to Johnny after I learned about Allene. I am so sorry to hear about Joe. The Surratts are thinking about you and the family. Our prayers are with you.

  4. “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” -John 3:16

  5. To Aunt Debbie and the Dominguez Family,

    Our sincerest condolences on your loss. I have nothing but fond memories of Joe-he was always friendly and kind. I especially remember his sense of humor-he always had something funny to say! I know he will be deeply missed.

    1. Thank you for your remembrance of Joe. Everyone remembers his sense of humor. We will never forget his kindness, and we will always keep our memories of Joe close to our hearts.

  6. Debbie, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Joe was a great guy and a wonderful husband. I will remember you in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Joe was an honest hardworking security officer. I know you never slept on a post and always did your duty. Rest in peace brother.
    We had fun on patrol New Year Eve 2020.
    I will always remember that night.

  8. Dominguez Family,

    My family and I would like to send our sincerest condolences. We will keep you in our warmest thoughts as you navigate this difficult time — and wishing you hope and healing when you’re ready.

  9. Joe worked at my direction for many years as a landman in the Ft. Worth area and you cannot find a more a more diligent professional. If his name was on the report you knew it was factual and without error. On a personal level I enjoyed with working with both Joe and his wife Debbie as they were part of the same team. I will miss his humor and friendship. I am sorry for his family’s loss!

  10. Joe- Had many Great Days Hunting , Fishing and Horse events with you , See You again – On the other side of the Jordan !

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