Esteban “Steve” Plata., Jr. earned his wings June 6, 2020 at the age of 58. Steve was born August 11, 1961 in Pasadena, Texas to Esteban Plata, Sr. and Bacilisa Galvan Plata. He was the fourth of five children. His siblings are Daniel Plata, Ruben (Cindy) Plata, Roy Plata, and Estela (Greg) Leal.
Steve was a loving uncle to seven nephews and nieces, Daniel Plata, Jr, Amanda Plata, Roger Plata, Ruben J. Plata, Breanna Leal, Alyssa Leal, Ryan Leal and several great nieces and nephews.
Steve was a hard working individual who worked for Foley’s as a Dock Supervisor for several years. He found the love of Martial Arts, Tae Kwan Do. His passion for the art raised him to the level of a 2nd Degree Black Belt. He became an instructor for the private sector as well as the junior collegiate level for San Jacinto College. Steve then turned his focus to care for his ailing Mother, until her passing. His final job led him to BK Corrosion, LLC where he worked for the last 8 years as an assembly technician.
Visitation will be held Friday, June 12th at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 8706 Almeda Genoa Rd. Houston, TX 77075 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The memorial service will begin at 7 pm.