Joe Frank Portillo



Joe Frank Portillo, age 47, beloved husband of Sherry Lee Knezevich Portillo, died on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at his residence.

Born in El Paso, TX, he was the son of Clara Portillo. Joe was self-described as an “Earthling”. He was fun loving and straight forward with everyone he met. Joe loved his family unconditionally, especially his grandchildren. He worked as an assistant manager for Zaxby’s. He will be remembered as a very loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three children, Nick Johnson, Ashley Johnson and Rebekah Brockington and her husband Ron all of Sumter; two brothers, Mark and Steven; five sisters, Diane, Vivian, Yvonne, Joanna and Sandra and seven grandchildren, Layla, William, Jaylin, Aaliyah, Haven, Winston and Eden.

He was preceded in death by; one brother, Oscar; one granddaughter, Devyn and his beloved Pomeranian, Chewey.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors.

Pallbearers will be Nick Johnson, Ron Brockington, Haley Jewell, Mark Venegas and Chris Knezevich.

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The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.