Daniel “Danny” Esquivel Jr.

Published 5:23 pm Thursday, November 14, 2019

Daniel “Danny” Esquivel Jr., 74, of Port Neches passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.

He was born on September 10, 1945 to his parents, Daniel Esquivel, Sr. and Mary Canizales Esquivel in Beaumont, Texas.

Danny was a lifelong resident of the area. He graduated from Port Neches-Groves High School in 1964 and attended Lamar University.

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Danny began working at Gulfport Shipyard in 1965 as a Crane operator for 13 years. He worked at Unocal
as a Process operator for 13 years and retired from Huntsman in 2008 as a Process operator after 20 years.

Danny was a member of First Baptist Church Port Neches. He enjoyed fishing, spending quality time
with his family especially his grandchildren. He will be missed by all of those that knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Mary Esquivel, Sr., his two brothers, Roy and Howard Esquivel.

Danny is survived by his loving wife, Linda Esquivel of Port Neches, his daughter, Tina Cadena and husband, Christopher of Port Neches, his son, Brian Esquivel of Port Neches, his five grandchildren, Madison and Allison Esquivel, Caleb, Ella and Emma Cadena.

He is also survived by his sister, Christine Balouch and husband, Tony of Seguin, his sister-in-law, Cathy Esquivel of Port Neches, his brother, Alex Esquivel and wife, Mary of Port Neches along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from Noon till 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church Port Neches with the funeral service at 2 PM at the church.

Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Nederland under the direction of Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves.