Robert Medina, 60, of Waelder and formerly of Smiley, Texas, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in San Antonio. He was born Sept. 21, 1953, in Gonzales County to Marcela (Longoria) and Lauriano Medina Sr.
Robert was a very loving man who loved spending time with his family taking trips, having barbecues, and always telling jokes. He was always outside making and building different projects. Robert was a very good man with a huge heart. He will be greatly missed, said his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Cody Medina; and a sister, Mamie Aleman.
Robert is survived by his wife, Rosie Martinez; his children, Makayla Medina, Jennifer Medina, Richard Medina, Robert Medina, and Stacy Medina; numerous grandchildren; his brothers, Larry Medina Jr., Domingo Medina, and Joe Medina; his sister, Susie Rice; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Friday, Nov. 8, from 5-8 p.m., with a rosary at 6:30 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.
A funeral service was held on Saturday at 10 a.m. in St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Smiley, with the Rev. Ouseph Kuriakose officiating.
Interment followed in the Wrightsboro Cemetery in Wrightsboro.