Reynaldo Hinojosa Vasquez

Dec. 29, 1959 –

April 25, 2014

Reynaldo “Ray” Hinojosa Vasquez, 62, passed away at his home April 25, 2014 in Waxahachie surrounded by family. He fought a hard fight, but lost his battle to pancreatic cancer.

Ray was born in Crosbyton, Texas on Dec. 29, 1959. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jesus Vasquez Sr. and Julia Hinojosa.

Survivors include his wife; son, Rex Phillips Sr. (Sharon) Hidgen, Ark. Daughters, Valerie Vasquez of Waxahachie, Rachael Winterhalter (Jesse) of New York, Shayla Rutledge of Minneapolis, and Tailor Goodwin of Arkansas; son, Jeremy Yahola (Deena) of Dallas; step-daughter, Salena Vasquez of Waxahachie; step-son, Matthew Christianson (Jennifer) of Waxahachie; one sister, Mary Alice Vasquez; and three brothers, Jesus Vasquez Jr., Michael Vasquez and Richard Vasquez; 12 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and his aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A family viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 1 at Mesquite Funeral Home, 721-B Gross Rd. in Mesquite.

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 2 in Sardis at the Sardis United Methodist Church, 640 Sardis Road. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Ray Vasquez Expense Fund. Donations can be made as a "gift" through PayPal at Angles of Integrity by Deena Yahola (Jdyahola1@msn.com).