Our deepest sympathies go to Olga Nava on the recent passing of her uncle, Joe Roy Nava.

Mr. Nava was born on February 5, 1940 in Elmer City, Oklahoma, and passed away on Monday, August 17, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

Mr. Nava worked as a groundskeeper at the San Jacinto College North campus beginning in 1987 until his retirement in May 2005.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rosendo and Martha Nava, his siblings, Fermin, Rosendo, Gabino, Jesus, and Aurora. Mr. Nava is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ysidra Nava, his children, Fred, Maurico, Victor, Alicia, and Sheila and many other family members.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary being recited at 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, August 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Both services will be held at The Compean Funeral Home Main Chapel in Houston, Texas.


Compean Funeral Home

2102 Broadway Blvd.

Houston, TX 77012


Olga is the TRIO Upward Bound Coordinator at North campus.