Joel Alvarado, 47, of Bryan passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Trevino-Smith Funeral located at 2610 Tx 6 Business in Bryan Texas. . Funeral Services are set for 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019 in the First Baptist Church in Hearne. Born November 11, 1971 in Bryan he was the son of Guadalupe and Ruth (Serna) Alvarado. Joel always had a smile on his face and had a way of giving advice in a joyful way. He loved to cook and host family and friends. He loved football especially the Cowboys and the Aggies. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle and will be missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents, Guadalupe and Ruth (Serna) Alvarado; a son, Joel Alvarado Jr.; a sister, Sylvia Alvarado; a brother, Guadalupe Alvarado Jr.; and compadre, Gregg Duron. Joel leaves behind to cherish his memories, his loving wife, Marcella Alvarado; one son, Matthew Alvarado; four daughters, Sylvia Alvarado and Justin Ruiz, Valerie Alvarado Sanchez and Norberto, Maricela Alvarado, and Areceli Alvarado; seven brothers, Ascencion, Daniel, Frank, Juan, Adam, Richard, and Antonio Alvarado; five sisters, Rachael, Mary, Gloria, Lucy, and Christina; seven grandchildren, Abigial, Jace, Jazlynn, Avianna, Andrea, Norberto Jr., and Joel; and numerous nephews, nieces and friends. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Trevino-Smith Funeral Home in Bryan, Texas.