February 9, 2020

Joe A. Gloria

Joe A. Gloria age 79, beloved father, step father, grandfather and great grandfather, of Lincoln formerly of Scottsbluff, Nebraska passed away February 7, 2020.  He was born April 18, 1940 in McAllen, Texas to Joe A. Gloria and Refugia Baron.  Joe was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked as a lineman for Nebraska Public Power.

Joe is survived by his wife, Mary G. Gloria, 8 children, 3 step-children, 22 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Socorro F. Flores and Lydia F. Garcia.

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on February 22, 2020 at Wyuka Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held on February 21, 2020 from Noon until 5:00 P.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home.

Interment with military honors will be at Wyuka Cemetery.

He will be deeply missed.


  1. Grandpa, thank you for supporting your family until they came into their own. You were always busy, always working hard. I’m going to miss you. Thank you, I love you.

  2. Maria & Family you are in our thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow. is at this time that we should think of the good times that you had with him. We know it is difficult but God is always with you in this time of sorrow. God Bless you. Lupita F Huerta …..Sister from Mcallen TX

    • As in sister to my father who was separated from me?

  3. Our sincere sympathy to the family and know God is with you at this time of sorrow. Just know you’re in our thoughts & prayers and may God give you the strength you need at this moment. Tio used to babysit for me when i was a little girl, as years passed I remember getting together with his sisters Tia Lydia & Lupita my mom. I also got to spend time with him & family at the beach, South Padre Island. After that it was phone calls to my mami Lupita. may you RIP Tio . Love you Alicia from Rockford IL

  4. Today I got to see what my father looked like after fifty four years. I also learned that he was twenty two years and one week older than me. Another surprise was that he was in military. Not sure how to feel but the continued loss of at least knowing someone who was alive.

  5. Condolences Tia Maria and Family. May God bless you with comfort and peace during this difficult time. I have fond memories of Tio. Way back in 1986 my family with my mom Lydia(his sister)and my sister Imelda went to Nebraska to visit. Enjoyed seeing him. Always Loved seeing his smile and hearing about what was going on with him and his children. Enjoyed visits and get togethers when he came to McAllen. R.I.P Tio. Love your niece Ruby Claremore, Oklahoma

  6. Even though there were miles between us,and missed years of knowing my dad, when I was younger I ventured out to seek out my dad,it was as I had hoped it would be. I met my other brothers and sister who had heard of us boys. Joseph,Yvonne,Anthony,and Chris,and step siblings Celia,Pablo,and Sam
    Dad you did them proud as a father should.
    Look down on us as we make our journey through life,and look after mom the best you can if at all possible.

    Love you and miss you
    Duane Angel Gloria

  7. I haven’t seen my uncle Joe sense I was a teen.
    I got to talk to him a few years age for a few minutes.
    But had a great talk with him.
    My condolences to all the family and my prayers are with you.
    Joe & Martha Garcia

  8. My condolences to all the family and my prayers are with you. I haven’t seen my uncle Joe since I was a teen.
    However I got to talk to him a few years ago for a few minutes, and had a great talk with him.

    Nephew Joe Garcia Lydia son.
    Dallas Texas

  9. R.I.P. Uncle Joe. Condolences to Maria and Family. May God Comfort yyou. Memories of my Uncle Joe are his laughter and his beautiful smile. We did talk he spoke of his children and how he was doing. Miss and Love you Tio. From your niece Ruby. Claremore, Oklahoma ??

  10. Condolences to my Aunt Maria and Family. May God bless you with comfort at this time. I have fond memories of Uncle Joe taking me to the movies and Family get togethers in Scottsbluff Neb. where we lived. Loved seeing him when he came to McAllen to visit mom (Lydia Garcia his sister) and rest of his siblings and his mom my grandma Cooka. Will Miss his smile and laughter and stories. When I’d call to see how he was doing he always spoke about his children. R.I.P. Tio Love your niece Ruby from Claremore, Oklahoma???❤

  11. Our Condolences to my Aunt Mary Gloria an ALL her family. Their are no words to express our feelings. But may our Lord Jesus Christ give you All comfort during this time. I loved my uncle Joe he was a Funny guy an a joker. He loved to play jokes with his kids. They never knew is he was serious or joking. Like the time we got to see him, he called his daughter Yvonne to tell her we were their. She did not take him serious. But just in case she went. She was very surprised. He loved coffee an sweet bread with his coffee an 1 teaspoon of sugar. He loved when Mary made him food an fresh TORTILLAS. She was the best. I told him. Tio You are so BLESSED with Mary. As for me my TORTILLA GLOVES are in the museum. He just laughed, Tio you will be GREATLY missed. I love your family an hope to continue being in touch with THEM.HE lOVED all HIS family. bLESSINGS TO YOU ALL, LOVE YOU BUNCHES YOR NIECE Cristina Garcia Reyes an Family from McAllen, Texas

  12. We would like to express our sincere condolences to aunt Mary and family may you be comforted by out pouring of love surrounding you during this difficult time may God give you peace and comfort love you

  13. On behalf of my family and my sisters, Diana and Sylvia, we would like to send our love and condolences to the Gloria Family during this difficult time. I was lucky to meet uncle Joe and my cousins quite some time ago and I remember everyone was having a great time and enjoying his company. May he Rest In Peace.

  14. Father I came to finally visibly see you. Many years have gone by wondering, dreaming, and wishing to know you. I am only now getting to know why you were ripped from my life. As a young boy I wished for you as a young boy would. I know the pain you must have felt in losing us from my own to have your granddaughter’s in my life. At times I wished you would come and save me. I had heard grandma wanted to come to us but I only heard it once as a very young boy.
    I must have been looking in all the wrong places to find you and mourning you now is doubly hard as meeting you I cannot hear your voice talking back. I met some of the family last night and years of pain seemed to slip away.
    Love, David A. Gloria (son)

  15. Our Consciences to ALL THE GLORIA FAMILY.The Garcia FAMILY from Texas an Oklahoma we ALL have LOVED YOUR FARTHER JOE GLORIA FOR MANY MANY YEARS, I Wished we would have kept in touch with you ALL. We did not but guess what we LOVED you all an prayed for ALL of you.The Garcia FAMILY knew of Duane an Eddie. We always wondered how you all were. I got to look up Duane an Eddie on Facebook. I only got to see Duanes page. Their I got to see Michael. I got off in 2016. I got on in 2018. Looked for you all an did not find anybody. But all in all I’m glad you were All able to reunite with uncle Joe an All his new family. Keep in touch so you all can get together an rejoice with the can get in touch with me through Yvonne an my phone number. Do not be a stranger ok. Ok. Love Cristina. Tia Lydias daughter.


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