Roger Anthony Reyna, beloved son, father and husband passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 15, in Pecos, Texas. He was 39.
Roger was born on March 11, 1982, in Midland, Texas, to Alma Delia Reyna de Anda and Rogelio Reyna Rivera. He was raised in Houston, Texas, where he attended Eisenhower High School. Roger proudly served in the United States Army for 8 years immediately after high school. He spent many years working as a diesel mechanic and welder in the oilfield.
He was an amazing, kind, compassionate and loving man. He was proud to call himself a family man especially when it came to his beautiful daughter, Iliana, and his soulmate Argelia Reyes. In 2008, when Argy came into Roger’s and Iliana’s lives their family was complete. Roger and Argy shared an amazing love story. Roger was extremely proud of his daughter and all her accomplishments. He loved nothing more than taking care of and making Iliana smile. He raised to her be just like him, tough, but sweet. he also loved his dog Buckie very much and loved taking care of him
Roger loved his family and friends. He loved spending time with them all barbecuing, fishing, traveling, going to the shooting range and just having a good time. An avid hunter and fisherman, the journeys he took are beyond compare. He touched the lives of everyone around him, and yet would claim not to have many friends. So many people call him friend which is a testament to his immense heart. Everyone he came across spoke fondly of him and took in his little notes of wisdom.
Roger leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife, best friend and soulmate Argelia Reyes, but he does not leave her on her own. He made sure to leave his daughter, Iliana Reyna and the family to love and support each other. In addition to Argy and Iliana, Roger is survived by his parents Rogelio Rivera Reyna and Alma Delia Reyna; brothers Rory Reyna and Roy Reyna and his wife Flor Reyna; sister Delia Reyna; brother-in-law David Reyes; father-in-law David Reyes; mother-in-law Leticia Reyes; numerous nieces, nephews, family members and friends.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19 and mass will be said at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, at Martinez Funeral Home, Outside Chapel, 1040 S. Dixie Blvd., Odessa, Texas. Burial will be at Houston National Cemetery at a later date.