Jose g. Rincon

January 10, 1935 - December 17, 2016

Jose Guillermo Rincon, 81, a resident of Ft. Myers, FL for the past seven years, formerly of Orlando, FL and New York City, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2016 in Ft. Myers. He was born January 10, 1935 in Bogota, Colombia to Salomon and Rosa Rincon, now deceased.

Jose was of the Catholic faith. He was a High School graduate and was a tailor by trade. Jose had a passion to learn new things and self-taught himself carpentry, plumbing, electrical repair and other things during his early years in Brooklyn, New York. He applied what he learned by working as a superintendent in the real estate industry in Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens. After a few years in that industry, Jose took his work skills to the food market industry doing repair work on refrigeration and electrical equipment. He worked in this industry until his retirement in 1997. Jose had a passion for music and enjoyed fishing, soccer, traveling, spending time with his family and discussing politics with friends and family.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Emma Rincon of Ft. Myers; three loving children, Rosa Vega of Ft. Myers, Fabio Rincon (Julie) of Charlotte, NC, and Dr. William Rincon (Margarita) of Ft. Myers; eight siblings residing in Colombia, Ruth Fabiola Rincon De Corredor (Evelio), Gladys Rincon, Rosa Ines Rincon De Roso, Luz Marina Rincon, Jairo Rincon (Maria), Oswaldo Rincon (Janet), Edgar Rincon, and Orlando Rincon (Estella); eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Jose was preceded in death by a brother, Carlos Rincon; as well as a sister, Daisy Rincon De Mendoza of Colombia.

Private family services were held.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Jose Guillermo Rincon are suggested to his wife Emma Rincon at 4315 Bellasol Circle Apt-2812 Fort Myers, Florida 33916.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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