Pablo Garcia Reyes January 9, 1920 – August 19, 2012

Pablo Garcia Reyes, one of 14 children, was born on January 9, 1920 in Del Rio, Texas to Maria Guadalupe Garcia and Apolonio Reyes. He passed away August 19, 2012

He served in the military from 1942 to 1943, and was then honorably discharged. He worked as a ranch hand as a young man.

He then met and married Odelia Serna in 1943 and they moved to Arizona in 1951. In the next years they had seven children and in 1955 he became a widower. Years later, he met and married Ruth Kahonic, who helped him raise his children. In 1985, after working 25 years for Capital Foundry, Pablo decided to retire and move to Dripping Springs. Once again, he became a widower, in the 1990s.

Pablo enjoyed living in Dripping Springs and he loved to visit and be visited by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other family members, which brought to him enjoyable memories. His final residence was at the Heritage Healthcare Center in Globe.

He is survived by six children: Richard Reyes, Pablo Reyes Jr., Elsa (Juan) Baez, Maria Elena Gallegos, Maria Guadalupe Reyes, Daniel Jesus Reyes; 18 grandchildren and 26 plus great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 25, from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. at the South Mountain Mortuary in Phoenix followed by interment at East Haven Cemetery in Phoenix and repast at Glorious 1 Christian Center in Phoenix.


Juan Baez Sr., Juan Baez Jr.,Paul A. Baez, Gabriel G. Guzman, Frank G. Baez and Christopher Trujillo served as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers were Jesus D. Reyes and Pablo Reyes Jr.

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