Robert A. Reyes, age 93, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 16 th surrounded by family. He was the husband of Dolores Servín with whom he shared 67 years of marriage.
Robert was born in Ventura, California to Joe Inez Reyes and Antonia Molina. Robert attended school in Ventura, graduating from Ventura High School in 1948 where he was active in Track and Field. He enlisted in the army and was a proud veteran of the Korean War. When he was discharged in 1952, he had obtained the rank of Sergeant. In 1955 he traveled to Mexico City where he met his wife, Dolores. They were married and came to California. They raised their children in Port Hueneme. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Dolores and their children, Guadalupe (Francisco), Patricia (Ulises) Robert † (Mandy), and Paul (Lucy). Their grandchildren are Kelsey Reyes, Sirena Reyes, Summer Reyes, Angeles Castillo, Mati Castillo and Ulises Visencio. They have a great grandson, Ikaiah Reyes.
Robert retired as a retail grocery worker, he had various positions including sales representative and store management. During his career he mentored many people who remember him with great fondness and respect. He was very patriotic and a devout Catholic donating to many funds and organizations to assist veterans and several religious communities. He was an exceptional grandfather who instilled the joy of learning in his grandchildren. He will be remembered lovingly for his wry sense of humor, his quick wit and his delightful smile. Grandpa Bobby, El Lobo Feroz and Paca were names given to him by his granddaughters who he lovingly watched after school. He was a problem solver, a self- taught man with many interests, He prided himself in his physical fitness- morning calisthenics, bicycle rides and walks. He was known by many people in the community. He
loved his independence, prior to the pandemic, he would travel to Ocoyoacac in the state of Mexico where he would visit with family and many friends he had made over the years. The Servin family in Mexico who called him “Tío Roberto” are mourning his passing- he lovingly hosted many of them both here in Port Hueneme and at the family home in Ocoyoacac.
Visitation will be on Monday, August 28 at the Reardon Funeral Home in Oxnard from 4:00pm to 9:00 pm with recitation of the Rosary at 6:30. Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 29 at Mary Star of the Sea Church with burial to follow at Santa Clara Cemetery in Oxnard.