Jose Naranjo, 64, of Heyburn, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Cassia Regional Medical Center. He was born August 21,1956 in Bay City, Michigan to Eloy Flores Naranjo and Maria Del Refugio Naranjo. He married Margarita Molina and later divorced.
Jose resided in Heyburn, Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho, Burley, Idaho, and Ogden, Idaho.
Jose worked as a general laborer in construction , clean-up and agriculture harvest jobs. He loved collecting hot wheels, reading, writing, poetry, playing poker, visiting family, and watching the sun rise and set. Jose received his GED at the College of Southern Idaho. He was a devoted Catholic.
Jose is survived by his brothers and sisters; Eugenio (Bertha) Narnjo of Heyburn, Id., Robert (Mary) Naranjo of Heyburn, Id., Gilberto Narnanjo of Burley, Id., Salvador (Victoria) Naranjo of Heyburn, Id., Eloy (Trish) Naranjo of Rupert, Id., Angie (Juan) Palom of Alamo, Tx., Felipe (Hilda) Naranjo of La Paloma, Tx., Rosa Naranjo (Gustavo Orozco) of Bellevue, Id., and Lalo (Susie) Naranjo of Jerome, Id.
He is preceded in death by his father Eloy Flores Naranjo, his mother Maria Del Refugio, and his sister Minerva Benavides.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 25, 2020 at the Little Flower Catholic Church in Burley with burial to follow in the Paul Cemetery. A viewing and Rosary will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2020 also at the Little Flower Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Morrison Payne Funeral Home in Burley.
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