2009-10-15 / Obituaries

Rene Cruz Vega

March 14, 1966 - October 9, 2009

Funeral services for Rene Vega, 43 of Dime Box, were held on Monday, October 12, 2009 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Dime Box, with Father Ramon Frayna officiating. Burial followed in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Dime Box.

Rene passed away unexpectedly Friday morning in an automobile accident near Dime Box.

Rene Cruz Vega was born on March 14, 1966 in Lubbock, Texas to Ralph & Teresa (Cruz) Vega. He graduated from Dime Box High School in 1984 and was a supervisor for Diamond P in Dime Box.

Rene was united in marriage to Barbara Villanueva on January 26, 1987 in San Antonio, Texas. He served in the United States Air Force from 1985 until 1988 and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Rene was preceded in death by his father and step-mother, Ralph & Isabel Vega.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Vega of Dime Box; his son, Miguel Rene Vega of Las Vegas, NV; his daughters, Selena Renee Vega and Paula Ann Vega both of Dime Box; his mother, Teresa Vega of San Antonio; two brothers, Adam C. & Lupe Vega and Ralph C. & Liza Vega Jr. all of San Antonio as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Serving as pallbearers were Raul Perez, John Schuman, Richard Longoria, Adam Vega, Ralph Vega Jr. and Danny Villanueva.

Memorials may be made to the Lee County First Responders, P.O. Box 1337, Giddings, Texas 78942 or the charity of one's choice.

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