Jose Alfonso Carmona, Sr.

Jose Alfonso Carmona, Sr. 78, resident of Dickinson, Texas, passed from this life, Wednesday, September 27, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. Jose was born September 18, 1945 to proud parents, Trinidad and Otilia Carmona in Galveston, Texas.

He grew up in Galveston County where he met and married the love of his life Rachel L. Leyva and from this union was blessed with four children, ten grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. His working career was spent as a chief operator with Dow – Texas City, Texas. Jose was a member of The Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Church, as well as a member of Knights of Columbus.

Jose was preceded in death by his parents, and son Marc Carmona, sister, Rachel Carmona Hernandez, brothers, Salvador Carmona, Frank Carmona, Jesse Carmona, Trinidad Alfonso Carmona, John Carmona and Xavier Carmona.

He leaves behind to cherish his lifetime of memories, beloved wife, Rachel Carmona; daughter, Monica Carmona Cavazos; sons, Jose Carmona, Jr., and Richard Carmona and wife Misha; ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

In his honor a visitation will be held Tuesday, October 3, 2023 from 6:00 to 7:00pm, with a rosary at 7:00pm at True Cross Catholic Church, Dickinson..  A funeral mass will be held Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 10:30am at Shrine of the True Cross Catholic Dickinson, Texas. Interment following immediately at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery.


  1. Rest in peace.
    Mr Carmona

    Martin Cortez
  2. The Huynh Dehoyos family will miss you popo, You were a kind person that always made us feel like family. Sending lots of hugs and kisses to all the family members.

    Carmen J Huynh
  3. Condolences to the Carmona and Leyva families and friends 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

    Felipe Leyva
  4. MAY HE REST IN ETERNAL PEACE. You are loved and will be greatly missed brother. Our deepest condolences to the entire family. Sending you our love, hugs and continued prayers.
    Pat Carmona & Douglas Mauro

    Patricia Carmona
  5. I am so sorry for y’all’s loss,may God give y’all peace and strength.

    Ruby Lopez
  6. How sad news…the Carmona Family were excepcional verte apreciatted…Now he’s with God…Rest in Peace
    Send our condolencias to allá the Family

    Alejandra Ortiz Rodríguez
  7. Sending my condolences and love to all the family,
    I will always cherish and appreciate the memories of our family time and adventures in Galveston, he he opened his heart and door to us at grandma’s house, I love those memories. You will be greatly, Tio Poncho. My deepest regards to Tia Rachel.

    Sam Carmona
  8. My condolences to the entire Carmona family .. God has called a mighty great soul to his kingdom.. rest assured he’s got one of the best. Now he to is among all of our beloved angles watching over us.. he’s not gone he’s here with us in spirit, when the wind blows , when the sun is shining , when there’s a rain shower , when your sad and you feel alone .. look in the sky because he’ll be looking over you.. He was definitely a kind , friendly , warm hearted , funny, big Ole teddy bear.. he’s going to be truly missed by ALL who was blessed enough to know him .. until we all meet again .. we love you Al Sr.. to the rest of the Carmona family God Bless you , he will give you strength and comfort as go through such grief and heartache .. stay close and lean on one another.. I love you all. Celina Bullock

    Celina Bullock
  9. Condolences to the Carmona family, prayers and hugs🙏🏻 to all.

    Victor Rodriguez

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