Juan Armando Perez or Mando as he was affectionately known by all, a resident of Tucson and formerly of Thatcher, entered into rest Friday evening, November 15, 2019, at the Banner Gateway Medical in Gilbert, following a valiant battle with cancer. Mando was 49. Mando is survived by: his siblings, Dora Elia Perez, Alma Leticia “Letty” Garcia, Rosario “Chayo” Perez and Juanita Perez; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mando was predeceased by: his mother, Concepcion Perez. Funeral services for Mando will be conducted Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at the First Southern Baptist Church of Thatcher. Concluding services will follow in the Thatcher Cemetery. Family and friends are invited back to the church for a reception and meal following all services.