May 21, 1932 - October 18, 2014
Miguel Aguilera Lopez, Jr., known to many as “Mike” or “Mr. Lopez” went to be with the Lord on October 18th. He was 82 years old. He was surrounded by his loving family, each having their own private moment with him. Mike was born in Topeka, Kansas but lived in Fort Worth, TX and was married to his high school sweetheart Millie Campos.
Mike attended Hardin Simmons University, Texas Wesleyan University; where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree and Prairie View A &M; where he obtained his Masters in Education.
He taught for the Fort Worth Independent School District for 30 years, inspiring many lives throughout. In his retirement he continued to substitute teach for the school district. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, studying scripture, history and aviation artifacts, and coin collecting.
Mike is survived by his wife of 58 years Millie C. Lopez, three daughters (and spouses)- Deborah A. Herndon (Keith), Deanna L. Hinsken and Delilah M. Lopez, five grandchildren- Krishtain Lopez-Fulton (Troy), Tiffany K. Bolling and Heather A. Towery, Ross T. Hinsken and Rachel L. Hinsken, and two great-grandchildren, Emily E. Lopez-Fulton and Olivia Fulton. Mike is also survived by his sisters Gregi Lopez and Ruth Lopez (Brian Atkins), and brother Jose R. Lopez (Caitlin Kelly),and Godson Albert Harris Jr., niece, Jessica King and nephew, Rex King.
Please join us in celebrating Mike’s legacy on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Wedgewood Baptist Church, 5522 Whitman Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76133. The Memorial Service will begin at 2:00 PM.
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Arrangements are under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home
1820 N. Belt Line Road
Irving, Texas 75061
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