OBITUARY

Rogelio Esteban Coombes

September 26, 1934February 1, 2019

Rogelio E. Coombes, a great father, He was a life-long resident of Milpitas, CA, died February 1, 2019 from a pneumonia and old age.

Rogelio was born in the Philippines on September 26, 1934 to George and Jacoba Coombes. He is survived by his 4 sisters (Vilma, Belen, Dolores and Lily and 2 brothers (Bobby and Jimmy).

Rogelio together with his wife Angela had six children. 1 girl and 5 boys. Diana, Noel, Richard, Jorge, Edwin and Gilbert.

Rogelio attended school in Olongapo City and worked in Subic Naval Base. He was once received a special award for saving an American employee during his time working at the Base. He also worked in Saudi Arabia for 3 years to support his Family. His last job was at San Jose Corps Center in San Jose, CA.

Rogelio was a very hard working father as he find ways to support his family when he was in the Philippines and USA. He was loving, kind and god fearing person. He enjoy fishing, gardening, cooking and swimming. He was also an avid boxing aficionado. In his later years, he was actively involved and a member of the Church of Christ in San Jose, CA. He enjoyed the company of friends and family in the community, where he was respected and he never fails to lead by example wherever needed. He was a spiritual man and involved in church activities.

His friendliness and kindness to all people, and his devotion and love is a tribute to the beauty of his heart and soul. His presence will deeply missed by all who had the privilege to have known him.

Dear Roger, you were a husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to many, before death plucked you from our midst. Even though we are saddened by losing you, we take solace in the Word of God which says: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live even if he dies” – John 11:25 And we believe that you are living and resting at the bosom of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Visitation Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Evening Service Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Evening Service Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Burial Friday, February 15, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, February 15, 2019
REMEMBERING

Rogelio Esteban Coombes

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