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Rev William R. “Billy” Ortiz

Death 4 Nov 2011 (aged 65)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 100125087 · View Source
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Reverend William R. Ortiz, 9/18/1946-11/4/2011, resident of Los Gatos, went home to be with the Lord on Nov 4, 2011. Rev. Billy will be remembered as one who was able to seize the heart of God. This faithful servant of God was born on Sept. 18, 1946, into a family of evangelists, grandfather, Rev. Joe F. Marez and parents William Lucy Ortiz. He was raised with siblings, Tito, Tammy, Esther, John, Pearl, Hope, Joel. Rev. Billy married the love of his life, Josephine in 1967. In Los Gatos, they raised daughters, Denise, Deanne, and Debbie. Rev. Billy was grandfather to Samantha and Tobin and uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his loving daughter, Denise. A real estate broker for 35 years, Rev. Billy was also an international evangelist and founder of Outreach to the Nations, living out his passion to share the message of a loving God and healing Savior. His book, Where will the People You Meet Spend Eternity?, inspires others to share this same gospel. "Financial blessings are wonderful, but they will not satisfy the hunger of the spirit. Only God can do that. " Rev. Billy Ortiz. Memorial service at Cathedral of Faith Church 2315 Canoas Garden Ave. San Jose on Mon., Nov. 14, at 6pm. Funeral Service at Lima Family Mortuary 466 N. Winchester Blvd., Santa Clara Tues., Nov. 15, 10:30 am. All are welcome to come and celebrate his earthly life and to learn more about Jesus Christ, the giver of eternal life.

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on November 11, 2011.


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