Obituaries 2015

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Roger O Langford
Roger Olen Langford

In the early morning of Saturday, May 30, 2015, Roger Olen Langford left this world after a long, courageous battle with cancer to join his wife Mariana for eternity in our heavenly Father’s home.

Roger was born on July 6, 1937 to the late Sid and Inez Langford in Rankin, TX.  He was the eldest of five children.

In 1957, Roger joined the Unites States Army and served in Korea.  He was honorably discharged August 31, 1964.  

On August 28, 1962, he married the love of his life, Mariana Castro.

He worked in Odessa, Seminole, and Monahans for the Coca-Cola Company from 1966 until his retirement in 1996.

After his retirement, Roger enjoyed volunteering and serving VFW Post 4372 of Odessa, Texas.  He was the Commander of the Honor Guard and took great pride in ensuring our men and women who served our country were given a proper military funeral.  One of the highlights of his service as Commander of the Honor Guard was when he received a Challenge Coin from the Secretary of the Army, Les Brown-Lee, for a funeral done for a young soldier killed in Iraq.  Roger was the Commander of VFW Post 4372 from 2005-2010.  In 2008, he traveled to Washington, D. C. to receive the honor of VFW Commander of the year.

Roger enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, and grandchildren.  He also enjoyed playing spades and dominoes, being outdoors, and traveling to visit this country’s national parks.

Roger was preceded in death by his wife:  Mariana; his brother:  Thomas Langford; his sister:  Carolyn Firebaugh; his parents; and his infant son: John.

Roger is survived by his sons:  David Langford and James Langford of Odessa;  his daughter:  Cynthia Langford of Wichita, KS; his step-son and daughter-in-law:  Juan and Jan Vargas of Round Rock, TX; grandchildren:  Roger Rubalcaba, Victoria Ruvalcaba, Matthew Langford, Jason Vargas, and Casey Vargas; great-grandchildren:  Claudia, Lisi, and Pauline Oscari; his sister:  Rovena Henslee of Odessa, TX; and brother:  Robert Langford of Garland, TX; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and countless friends.

The family would like to take this opportunity to say a very special thank you to Midland Hospice, Sharon Kenyon, Angel Castro, Rick and Cindy Thornhill, and many other family members and friends who supported us during this difficult time.

Funeral services will be held at Acres West Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10:00 am, officiated by Rev. Jimmy Braswell.  Committal services with military honors will follow at Rankin Cemetery in Rankin, TX.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

You will forever be in our minds and hearts.  Though you are gone, your deeds live on.  We love you! 

 
Salvador Rey
Salvador Aranda Rey

Salvador Aranda Rey, age 90, of Odessa, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Odessa.  He was born in Loraine, Texas on January 29, 1925 to the late Petronillo Rey Guerro and Pasquala Aranda Sanchez de Rey.  He was a rancher, who enjoyed riding horses and roping.

Salvador is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife:  Maria Elena Tavarez Carrasco Rey, and all of his siblings.

Those left to cherish his memory are his second wife:  Calletana Rey of Odessa; four sons:  Artemio Rey and wife Emma of Odessa, Jesus Manuel Rey and wife Margarita Gallegos of Hatch, NM, Salvador Rey Jr. and wife Irma Corrales and Humberto Rey and wife Celia Ybarra, all of Hatch, NM; two daughters:  Aracely Rey and husband Jesus Chairez and Maria Elena Rey, all of Hatch, NM; twenty-five grandchildren and sixty great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at a later date in La Mula, Chihuahua, Mexico with interment to follow at Cementerio Ejido La Mula.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Allen Lee Boyd
Allen Lee Boyd

Allen Lee Boyd, age 53, of Odessa, passed away on June 2, 2015 in Crane County. He was born in Sacramento, CA on March 15, 1962 to Joyce Reed and Estel Boyd. He was a tool pusher in the oilfield for many years.

Allen enjoyed riding his American Ironhorse, playing the guitar, playing pool, and hanging out with friends.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are his wife Jan (Applegarth) Boyd of Odessa; mother: Joyce Reed of Winnemucca, NV; sons: Marshall Chase of Hobbs, NM, David Wayne Hill of Odessa, Spencer Boyd of Austin; daughters: Christina Hill of Hamilton, OH, Vivian Hill of Erie, PA, Allison Wilson and husband Dusty of Midland, and Melyssa Hill of Odessa; brother: Joe Boyd and wife Kimberley of Odessa; sisters: Patricia Nickels and husband Larry of Winnemucca, NV, Sharon Hornbuckle of Hobbs, NM, Debra Schehen and husband Don of Oregon; grandchildren: Kaitlynn Caswell of Odessa, Klarity Chase of Hobbs, NM, Colton and Cora Wilson of Midland, Darren and Lonnie Noyle of Erie, PA; nephew: Kenny Hornbuckle and wife Heather; and two nieces: Shannon Cates and Beverley Hornbuckle.

He was preceded in death by his father:  Estel Boyd and brother:  Tony Boyd.

Memorial services will be on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Acres West Funeral Chapel, officiated by Brother Dewey Blevins. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel.

Vaness Patterson
Vaness Patterson

Van Patterson, also known as “Plu,” passed from this life into his eternal life on Friday, June 5, 2015 at Texas Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas at the age of 62.  He entered this life in Stamford, TX, born to Betty Patterson and the late W. T. Patterson.  Van went to Ector High School and graduated with the class of 1971.  He accepted Christ at an early age. 

Van married Cynthia Walker on May 26, 1971 at the Greater St. John Baptist Church, under the direction of Rev. L. H. Hall.  Their union was blessed with three children:  Johnny Patterson, Quenton Patterson, and Toshia Patterson.

Van joined the US Air Force in 1972.  Van and his family traveled overseas to England, Maine, Scotland, Taiwan, Ft. Worth and Florida.  After serving eight years, he received an honorable discharge.  He went on to become a licensed electrician.  His favorite pastime was cooking, especially barbequing.  His most favorite thing was spending time with his Mom.  An only child, Mother’s Day was his favorite holiday, and Van was here for this one.

Van leaves behind his mom:  Betty Patterson; three kids:  Johnny, Quenton, and Toshia; wife:  Cynthia Patterson; twelve grandchildren; two great-grandkids; special brother:  Marshall D. Harris; special sister:  Joyce Griffiths; and a host of Uncles, Aunties, Cousins, Classmates, and Friends. 

Van will be truly missed.

Funeral services will be held at Greater Saint John Baptist Church on Friday, June 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM, officiated by Rev. E. J. Miller Sr. interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Section of Ector County Cemetery with military honors. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel. 

Lori E Fort
Lori Elaine Fort

Lori Elaine Fort, age 58, of Monahans, TX, passed away in Odessa at Medical Center Hospital on Saturday, June 6, 2015.  She was born in Abilene, TX on September 2, 1956 to the late William Harold and Ruth Aldine (Webb) Bostick.  She was a Certified Nurse’s Assistant, but had struggled for several years with her health.

Lori was a Christian.  Very firm in her beliefs, Lori was very religious and loved listening to Alan Jackson’s gospel music.  Her children and grandchildren were everything to her and she was a very loving and caring mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

She is survived by her son:  Michael Fort of San Angelo; daughter:  Carly Elvina and husband Allan of Midland; brothers:  Tommy Bostick and wife Ann of Midland and Forest Bostick and wife Carrie of Deming, NM; sisters:  Edith “Tinka” Sneed of Monahans, Wanda Kerby and husband Kip of Lovington, NM, and Karen Olsen and husband Roger of San Antonio; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

No services will be held at this time.  Services are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Leopoldo Galindo Olivas
Leopoldo Galindo Olivas

Leopoldo Galindo Olivas, age 69, of Presidio, passed away in Midland at his daughter’s home on Saturday, June 6, 2015.  He was born in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, MX on November 15, 1945 to the late Antonio Galindo Venegas and Gregoria Olivas de Galindo.  He was a member of Parroquia Jesus de Nazareno in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico.

He is survived by his wife:  Maria Luisa (Pando) Galindo of Presidio; son:  Rojelio Galindo of Midland; four daughters:  Aracely Rodriguez of Del Valle, Rosario Acosta of Midland, Elsa Galindo of Eunice, NM, and Gloria Arce of Buda, TX; brothers:  Benjamin Galindo of Eunice, NM, Isidro Galindo and Victor Galindo, both of Ojinaga, CH, MX; sisters:  Evangelina Baeza of Andrews and Atilana Galindo of San Antonio; eighteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

His parents, three brothers:  Manuel, Uvaldo, and Salvador, and one sister:  Maria del Pilar, all preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be at a later date in Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico with interment to follow at Cementerio Cañada Ancha.  Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa, TX.

Glyndon Ray Pace

Glyndon Ray Pace, age 83, of Andrews passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Permian Regional Medical Center in Andrews. He was born in Bell County, Texas on January 6, 1932 to David and Irene (West) Pace. He was an Army Veteran. He worked in the oilfield running fishing tools.

Those left to cherish his love and memories are sons: Robert Pace and wife Barbara of Covington, TN, Terry Chester and wife Sherry of Carlsbad, NM, Dell Wright of Odessa; daughters: Texana Mintz and husband Jerry of Andrews, Teresa “Sissy” Selby and husband David of Katy, TX, and Teresa Wagnon and husband Mark of Odessa; brothers: David and Wade Pace; twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Tribla (Haller) Pace; parents: David and Irene Pace; and several siblings.

Memorial services will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm at 1101 NW 8th Place in Andrews, TX.

Alice CalderAlice Calder
Alice Marie Calder

Alice Marie Calder, age 61, of Odessa, passed away at Crane Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Crane on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.  She was born in Batesville, MS on April 24, 1954 to the late Rex and Edna (Barnes) McClease.  She was a registered nurse and occupational therapist. 

Alice was a nature lover, who loved to be outdoors and go camping.  She enjoyed listening to the Blues and the band “Styx”.  A down to earth lady, she was small in stature but had a big attitude.  Alice was very active and witty.  She was a morning person who enjoyed having a nice seafood meal, reading and cooking.

Those left to cherish her memory are two sons: Seth Burchfield of Odessa and Reed Calder of Midland; daughter:  Shaina Calder of Odessa; two sisters:  Michal Turner of Alexandria, VA and Rexana McClease of Waxahachie, TX; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband:  James Duncan Calder, and her daughter:  Catrina Burchfield.

Memorial services will be at a later date.  Arrangements are entrusted Acres West Funeral Chapel.

David J Villareal
David Joe Villareal

David Joe Villareal, 50, of El Paso went to be with our heavenly father on June 4, 2014 in El Paso. He was born to Guadalupe Villareal on November 20, 1964 in Big Spring Texas. David worked in the oil field industry.

David was a rodeo fan and supported his son in calf roping and bull riding. He also enjoyed fishing and was a hard worker who always supported his family. David’s two kids were his life. David also loved to party.

Those left to cherish his precious and loving memories are his son: David Villareal Jr. and daughter: Tiffany Villareal, both of Big Spring; brothers: Julian Villa Jr., Antonio Villa and Carlos M. Villa, all of Odessa; sisters: Josephine “Josie” Melendez and Carolina Chavez, both of Odessa; and nine grandchildren.

Rosary will be recited on Sunday, June 14, 2014 at Acres West Funeral Chapel at 7:00 p.m.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, officiated by Father Isidore Ochiabuto. Interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Ector County Cemetery.

Jose B Martinez
Jose Bustamante Martinez

Jose Bustamante Martinez, 69, of Odessa passed away on June 12, 2015 in Odessa. Jose was born to Crecencio Martinez and Herminia Bustamante in El Mulato Chihuahua Mexico on January 25, 1946.

Survivors are his brothers: Hector Martinez of Artesia NM, Elias Martinez of FL and Rodrigo Martinez of Odessa, sisters: Esperanza Alvarado of Odessa and Francisca Stevenson of Salt Lake City Utah.

Jose will be buried in his hometown in El Mulato Mexico on a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd, Odessa TX.


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