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Ruben Garza Reyes

December 28, 1940 — November 19, 2023

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Ruben Garza Reyes

Ruben Garza Reyes, Sr., 82, of Kaufman, TX went to be with the Lord on November 19, 2023. Ruben was born on December 28, 1940, to Felix Reyes and San Juana Garza in Allende, Neuvo Leon, Mexico. Ruben has lived in the Kaufman area for 60 years. He worked for Western Electric before getting into the concrete business. He started out driving a concrete truck, and then operated Reyes Construction for many years. Ruben enjoyed playing pool, cards, dice, and a game called Captain Cruise Ship. Ruben had a love for animals, especially his pet parrot. He enjoyed camping, and his musical instruments, the accordion and harmonica. He loved his family, and would do anything for his children. Ruben had many friends; he never met a stranger, and he would go out of his way to help anyone. His parents, son; Marcos Reyes, granddaughter; Maria, great-grandchild; Adrian, and siblings; Alonzo Reyes, Concepcion Garza, Ludivina Reyes, and Alicia Reyes Villa preceded him death. Those left to cherish his memory are children: Leticia Reyes, Ruben Reyes, Jr. and wife Barbara, Orlando Reyes, Stella Espinosa, Linda Espinosa and husband Mike, Rosemary Burns and husband Curtis, Angela Rutledge and husband Chris, Elena Reyes, and Jose Reyes and wife Lauren; grandchildren: Johnny, Corey, Ashley, Connie, Andrea, Ruben III, Jayme, Alex, Amanda, Paul, Jessica, Elizabeth, Christina, Christopher, Michael, Allen, Neal, Stephanie, Ricky, Jr., Felicia, Nikko, Marcus, Wesley, Aaron and Mia; 58 great-grandchildren, siblings: Maria Lopez, Jose Reyes and wife Lupe, and Dora Reyes; numerous extended family and friends who will miss him dearly.

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Friday, November 24, 2023

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305 N Jackson St, Kaufman, TX 75142

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Saturday, November 25, 2023

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