MISSION – Domingo Reyes Jr., 71, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at the Pax Villa Hospice in McAllen.
Mr. Reyes was born on Feb.17, 1947, in Pharr to Domingo and Ignacia Reyes. He was a long-time educator working for various school districts, including the Mission CISD, Zapata County ISD, Rio Grande City CISD, Hidalgo ISD and retiring from the McAllen ISD.
He served his country with the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in April, 1971.
Survivors include his wife, Blanca Esthela Reyes; children, Raul Reyes, Domingo Reyes III, Veronica Leos, Cindy Reyes and Elsa Hinojosa; siblings: Roberto Reyes, Rodolfo Reyes, Ramiro Reyes, Rosalinda Izaguirre, Rosalva Andrade, Maria Reyes, Sara Reyes, Victor Reyes and Domingo Reyes; and 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Rogelio Reyes.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Mission. Burial follows at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmview. Military honors will be conducted by Post 8788 in McAllen. Arrangements are under the care of Rivera Funeral Home in Mission.