Jose Ruiz Saura natural hamlet of Los Meroños pachequera fulfilled today 100 years and is the longest pachequero man, only to Campillo Rosario Lopez, from San Cayetano, who met last October 6 101.
Jose held on his birthday yesterday surrounded by friends and family (his two sons and their families, who now number an offspring of 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren)
Jose Ruiz Saura was born October 28, 1913 and started working very young pachequeras lands, as a farmer, and later assumed the occupation of postman until his retirement, being affectionately known and nicknamed "Pepe the postman", wearing those expected news to the residents of Los Meroños and Hoyamorena.
Joseph participated in the Civil War, he loves his people, his family and has a strong religious conviction.
Values â€‹â€‹certainly earned him to take awareness of the need to collaborate with his people, having assumed the post of village headman and representative of the interests of its neighbors in Los Meroños for most of his working life and professional.
Not surprisingly haa also able to transmit these values â€‹â€‹to their children, passing the baton as The village headman of his own son Meroños Victoriano Ruiz.
A life devoted entirely to build your own family, your children, grandchildren and descendants.
A life witnessing the important stages, changes and developments that have experienced our country and its people, our people, Torre-Pacheco and hamlets.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Torre Pacheco