Jose Lantigua, Circle K Furniture owner
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, May 13, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jose Lantigua, owner of retailer Circle K Furniture here, died April 17 while out of the country, according to his son, J.G. Lantigua.
The elder Lantigua purchased Circle K Furniture, which was founded in 1982 by Louise Kittrell, in 2008. Lantigua was experiencing health issues and had initiated a going out of business sale with Planned Furniture Promotions.
Lantigua is survived by his wife, his son, a daughter, two stepdaughters, a stepson and three grandchildren. Planning is underway for a memorial service in Jacksonville.
"Our family is working hard to deal with the loss of a true father, friend, and mentor. We were truly blessed to have him in our lives; he will be missed by all of us as well as by this community," J.G. Lantigua said.