Manuel Jose ‘Joey’ Diaz III

Manuel Jose “Joey” Diaz III, 55, died April 7, 2020, in Mountlake Terrace, Washington.

He was born on July 14, 1964, in Ketchikan.

He graduated from Ketchikan High School in 1983. He resided in Ketchikan until 1985, and then in the Seattle Metro area.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve from 1985 to 1992. His military service included Operation Desert Storm.

Mr. Diaz was married on April 13, 1997 in Seattle.

He worked in the armed security industry.

He was a member of the Catholic church.

 Mr. Diaz was preceeded in death by his father, Manuel Diaz Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughter Suzzette; son, Christian; mother, Clara; brother, Robert; sister-in-law, Carisia; niece, Brianna; nephew, Joshua; and many cousins.

Final blessings were at 9 a.m. Monday, April 13 at the Evergreen-Washelli Funeral Home in Seattle.

A memorial service will be at a date to be announced.