OBITUARY

Rudolph Reyes

February 10, 1925June 7, 2013

Rudolph Reyes, born February 10, 1925 to Anastacio and Maria Reyes in Houston, Texas, passed away June 7, 2013. Mr. Reyes was preceded in death by his son, Robert, and by his beloved wife, Susie. Mr. Reyes was blessed to find love again with his present wife, Juanita. He is also survived by his children, Rudolph M. Reyes and wife, Pam, Rosemary Reyes, Sylvia R. Casper and husband, Craig; grandchildren, Rudolph Jr., Walker, Robert, Melissa, Delfina, Lisa, Kimberly, Olivia, Willie, and Michael; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Jesse Reyes and wife, Frances; sisters, Isabel Ramirez and Mary Alice Sanchez, and by numerous other family and friends.

Mr. Reyes served in the Army then worked for HUD, retiring after 30 years. He volunteered at St. Luke’s Hospital and M.D. Anderson, and was a member of the Old Timers and Young at Heart Clubs.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in the Chapel of Heights Funeral Home, with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at St Patrick Catholic Church, 4918 Cochran Street, Houston, Texas, 77009. Interment will follow in Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, Texas.

Services

  • Visitation and Rosary Vigil Service Tuesday, June 11, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, June 12, 2013
  • Committal Service Wednesday, June 12, 2013
REMEMBERING

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Rosemary Reyes

June 28, 2013

My Daddy was a kind, sincere & devoted man whose smiling face brought joy to those he touched - even if he only met them once. God saw he was getting tired and a cure was not to be. So he put His arms around him and whispered, Come with me. With tearful eyes we watched him suffer and saw him fade away, although we loved him dearly, we could not make him stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands to rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best."

Rosemary Reyes

June 28, 2013

Daddy - it's been 3 weeks to the day since we lost you. I miss you so very much but I know that you are and always will be in my heart and with me daily. I find myself walking around the apartment, feeling lost and missing you terribly. But then I know that you are not suffering any longer; that you are in Heaven with God, my mother and brother Robert, watching over me & Sylvie. I have so many loving fond memories of your stay with me and I pray that I made those 8 months happy for you. I did the best i could Daddy and I pray you knew that. I wanted to take care of you when you needed me in your elder years as you took care of me when I was a newborn and needed you. You are my hero; my rock; and my anchor. I pray that you are at peace now.

June 11, 2013

June 11, 2013

To Uncle Rudy: We will miss you and will never forget how you kept the family united and we will remain that way through and through. Personally, I will never forget going to the house on Houston avenue and eating that great German chocolate cake that aunt Susie would bake. Man, it was delicious!
lot of hugs!
(nephew) Tato and (sister) Isabel.

Nancy Vanderbilt

June 11, 2013

Mr Reyes : One of my fondest memories was at my birthday party three years ago when you sang Happy Birthday to me. That really touched my heart. God bless you and thanks for the memories. 6/10/2013 8:00pm

June 11, 2013

Dear Daddy,

I remember all of the good times we had over the years. You taught me how to ride a bike, fly a kite and how to catch a fly ball. You and Mom always gave up everything for the four of us. You loved Mom as much as you loved us. I admired your intelligence, humor and logic. I pray I could be half the man you are. You will always be in my heart and my mind. I love you and I will see you, Mom and Robert one day soon.

Love,

Your Son Rudy

george alexander

June 10, 2013

Tio',
I will miss you. You did show and teach me how to be a man and to take care of family. You watch over me and my family when I first started. How can I express to someone who was a important person through out my life. Thank you and I will miss you.
George Alexander

PHIL ODOM

June 10, 2013

SEMPER FI - FELLOW VETERAN
THANK YOU - FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY.
You are one of our heroes.
We will remember you always and miss you dearly.
Take your Warrior's rest for a duty well done.

I wish to extend to members of your family my deepest sympathy on their loss. May the force of GOD be with them as they walk through this difficult time. May the loving promises of our LORD and Savior comfort them and give them strength.

As a grateful Veteran, I leave my sympathy and hope you accept this as a small token of appreciation for the honorable and faithful service rendered by your loved one to our Country.

SEMPER FI
U. S. MARINE AND VIET NAM VET

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY