Jose Arispe IV was born on February 19, 1977 at Wiesbaden Military Hospital in Germany to Carmelita and Jose Arispe III.
Jose is preceded in death by his beloved schnauzer, Prada.
Jose is survived by his mother, Carmelita; his father, Jose III; sister, Mary Louise; his niece, Alexus Van Gundy (Mitchell); nephew, Sergio Alize Cornejo; his great nephew, Liam; his great nieces, Elena and Mekenna; his best friend, Alice Van Gundy; his beloved pet, Lumere; his maternal grandparents, Carmen and Freddie Beza; aunts, uncles, close friends, cousins, clients, and anyone who knew him.
Jose went to meet his Lord on October 28, 2021. Jose died from ketoacidosis complications. Jose suffered from Juvenile Diabetes since the age of 10. He had a kidney transplant and was waiting for another kidney. For the last four years, Jose had been treated on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays with dialysis. Jose owned a beauty salon "Stroke" in Lincoln Heights Shopping Center - Salon by J.C. Because of his treatments, Jose could not operate his salon on a fulltime basis but he always dedicated himself to his clients.
Growing up, Jose attended Burton Hill Elementary, W.C. Stripling Middle School, Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth, TX but eventually transferred to Del Rio High School and graduated here. As an adult, Jose attended Austin Community College but earned a degree from Ogle School of Hair, Skin & Nails in San Antonio, TX.