MEADE – Father Jimmy Barrozo, 44, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, in his sleep at the Catholic rectory in Meade.
He was born July 12, 1966, to Juanito Salazar Barrozo and Celerina Antiado Barrozo in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines.
He was the parochial administrator of St. John the Baptist, Meade; St. Anthony, Fowler; and St. Patrick, Plains. He was a priest from the Diocese of Sorsogon in the Philippines. He began his assignment in the Diocese of Dodge City on Dec. 4, 2009.
He was ordained to the priesthood Dec. 4, 1993, by the Most Rev. Jesus Y. Varela, bishop of Sorsogon, at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Sorsogon City. He served as associate pastor at Immaculate Conception, Sorsogon, (1993-1994) and Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral, (1994-1997). From 1997 to 2000, he served at Lady of Penafrancia Seminary at Sorsogon as spiritual director, academic formator, and dean of students. His pastorates were at St. Raymond Nonnatus (2001-2005) and St. Michael the Archangel (2005-2009), both in Sorsogon. He served his diocese in the Philippines as Diocesan Internet Program Director; Secretariat Diocesan Synod Head; Episcopal Vicar; and as a member of the Board of Consultors and Presbyterial Council.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his mother and five siblings.
He was preceded in death by his father.
o Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John the Baptist Church, Meade, with Msgr. Angel Dy presiding.
The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday at St. Anthony Church, Fowler, with Bishop Ronald M. Gilmore presiding.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.
The Mass of Christian Burial and burial will take place later in the Diocese of Sorsogon.
Memorials are suggested to the Seminary Fund of the Diocese of Dodge City, P.O. Box 137, Dodge City, KS 67801.