Juan Ortiz | Seminole Sentinel

The funeral of Juan Ortiz, 73 from Seminole, will be held at Iglesia Evangelica de Dios en Cristo Jesus with Pastor Ricardo Jimenez officiating on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.

Mr. Ortiz was born on September 19, 1948 in Santa Maria d’Eva Ortiz. He was a member of the Iglesia Evangelica de Dios en Cristo Jesus. He married Rafaela Cortez in Seminole on December 29, 1987 and worked in the oilfield for many years, and had served as a police officer in Colorado. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Mr. Ortiz loved vintage cars and western movies, and was passionate about singing and listening to gospel music.

Juan Ortiz passed away on Sunday, December 26, 2021 at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland.

Besides his parents, Juan Ortiz is predeceased in the death of two brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Rafaela Ortiz de Seminole; eight sons, Brett Ortiz of Seminole, Jesse Aguilar of Lubbock, Ruben Ortiz of Lamesa, Juan Ortiz, Jr. of Midland, Ramon Ortiz of Lubbock, Rene Ortiz of Lubbock, Santiago Gomez of Lubbock and Sammy Gomez of Belton; seven daughters, Angie Villegas of Olathe, Kansas, Annette Gomez of Lake Jackson, Alison Gomez of Bay City, Rafaela Gomez of Andrews, Anita Gomez of Midland, Rachel Gomez of McGregor and Rita Davis of Bay City; two brothers, Romero Ortiz of Hobbs, New Mexico, and Guadalupe De La Fuente of Hobbs, New Mexico; one sister, Irene Chavira of Dallas and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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