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 Reymundo “Rey” Velarde, Sr

Reymundo “Rey” Velarde, Sr

Birth
Wyoming, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 74)
Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 111811764 · View Source
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(Published in Amarillo Globe-News, June 5, 2013)

Reymundo "Rey" Velarde Sr., 74, of Amarillo died Monday, June 3, 2013.

Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today in Brentwood Chapel at Schooler Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Thursday in St. Martin's Catholic Church with Monsignor Rex Nicholl as celebrant. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia St.

Rey was born June 3, 1939, in Whitland, Wyo., to Moses and Delfina Velarde. He married the love of his life, Abbie Ramos in 1955, in Odessa. They moved to Amarillo in 1962. Rey worked as a brick mason from the age of 19. He was a masonry contractor in this area and loved to build homes. He was a member of St. Martin's Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Survivors include his wife, Abbie; a daughter, Gina Domme of Amarillo; three sons, Nikki, Rey Jr. and Richard, all of Amarillo; two sisters, Paula Chavez and Yolanda Velarde, both of Midland; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


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  • Created by: Edith Guynes Stanley
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111811764
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reymundo “Rey” Velarde, Sr (3 Jun 1939–3 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111811764, ; Maintained by Edith Guynes Stanley (contributor 47114458) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.