Roland G. Ortiz
Roland G. Ortiz, 62, of Uvalde died on Dec. 16, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital.
A funeral mass will be held today at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
He was born on Feb. 28, 1955, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico, to Olidia (Guajardo) and Mario Ortiz.
He married Araceli ‘’Sally’’ Ortiz on June 25, 1978, in Uvalde.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, of Uvalde; three sons, Sergio Rolando Ortiz of Round Rock, Brian Kevin Ortiz and wife, Leonela, and Roland Edmundo Ortiz, all of Uvalde; one sister, Rosa Isela Ortiz of Uvalde; five brothers, Pedro Guadalupe Ortiz and Hector Raul Ortiz, both of Uvalde, Simon Enrique Ortiz of McAllen, Jesse Ortiz of San Antonio, and Ricardo Ortiz of Fort Worth; three grandchildren, Dakotalee Davis, Caine Christopher Lee Davis and Allisandra Lynn Lopez; stepmother-in-law, Bertha Garza of Uvalde; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Mario Ortiz.
A rosary was recited on Tuesday and again on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Pallbearers will be Arturo ‘’Tuti’’ Juarez, Dianita Topete, Ricardo Ortiz Jr., Alejandro Ortiz, Christopher Ortiz, Josue ‘’Bebe’’ Ortiz, Misti Rios, Mario Antonio Ortiz and Joe Gonzalez Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ralph Castillo, Anthony Estrada, Michael Longoria, Mike Torres, Willie Mills, Freddie Casarez and Joe Reyna.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com