Rogelio Luna Valenzuela Sr., of Alpine, Texas, passed away on June 28, 2021. Rosary will be held on Friday July 9, 2021, at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, followed by mass. Burial will follow at the Holy Angels Cemetery.
Roy was born to Fernando Valenzuela and Angelita Luna Valenzuela on November 29, 1959. He was married to Susie Sanchez in Alpine, Texas, for 25 years. He graduated from Alpine High School in 1978 and worked for many years at Big Bend Regional Medical Center as Director of Environmental Services. He is preceded in death by his mother, father, and two sisters Gracie Benson and Rosa Valenzuela. He is survived by his son Rogelio Luna Valenzuela Jr., daughter Tanya Valenzuela, grandson Adriel Noel Valenzuela, son-in-law Damion Benavente, sister Dominga Wright, sister Fidela Valenzuela, sister Flora Fuentez, sister Rita Baxter, sister Sylvia Zamora, sister Elizabeth Sanchez, sister Virginia Bohrn, sister Juana Valenzuela, sister Petra Rodriguez, and his brothers Chris Valenzuela, David Valenzuela, Johnny Valenzuela, and Oscar Valenzuela. He was also known as “Uncle Roy” to many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Rogelio Valenzuela Jr., Chris Valenzuela, David Valenzuela, Joseph Valenzuela, Jose Apolinar, and Gerardo Sanchez.
Roy was well known in the little town of Alpine, Texas. He was an extremely intelligent, diligent, and hard working person. He has loved and touched the hearts of many and we will never forget him. All of his family will most definitely carry on his legacy and his hard working ethics. May you rest in peace until we meet you again.
The family wishes to extend our sincere gratitude to Dr.Luecke, Alpine Memorial Funeral Home, and to all who have helped our family during this difficult time.
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