Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Pastor Rafael Santos Jr., age 56, of Jefferson, Georgia, who went to his heavenly home on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Pastor Santos was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Rafael and Victoria Santos-Ortiz Sr. of Hoschton. Pastor Santos was a member of the Hope Crossing Church in Jefferson and was a proud veteran of the U.S Army. Pastor Santos was a missionary to Central and South America, was an active member of the Hispanic community, and was retired from Jackson Electric Membership Corporation.
In addition to his parents, Pastor Santos is survived by his wife of thirty-three years, Glenda Santos-Cortreras of Jefferson; sons, Josh Santos and his wife Summer of Danielsville, Jonathan R. Diaz of Jefferson; daughters, Rebecca Santos-Diaz of Athens, Adrienne N. Diaz of Jefferson; grandchildren, Victoria Hampton, Hailey Hampton, Emmalee Hampton, A’mari Diaz, Tristian Hampton and Alexander Swiney also survive.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM, on Saturday, October 3, 2020 in the Hope Crossing Church with Pastor Chris Stephens officiating. The Family will receive friends from 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM, prior to the service in the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Santos Family in c/o Evans Funeral Home, P.O. Box 234, Jefferson, Georgia. 30549, or via this Website under Donations at the top of the page.
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