Ray R. Peña, 71, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021, in San Angelo.
Public viewing will be from 9:00 AM until 8:00 PM with the Rosary being prayed at 6:00 PM Friday, January 15, 2021, at Robert Massie Riverside Chapel. Liturgy of the Word will be at 10:00 AM Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Robert Massie Riverside Chapel with Deacon Abel Fernandez, officiating. Cremation will follow under the direction of Robert Massie funeral Home.
Mr. Peña was born January 7, 1950 in Midland. He married Viola Fuentez on August 19, 1973 in Big Lake. Ray has been a lifelong resident of Big Lake moving to San Angelo in 2014. Ray worked as a head mechanic for Enron for 15 years, and Western Gas Resources for 6 years retiring in 1996. Ray was a member of St. Margeret of Cortona in Big Lake. He attended church in San Angelo at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He loved listening to music, cooking and welding. Ray loved being with family especially being with his grandchildren. He never met a stranger.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Viola of the home; two sons, Rolando Peña of San Angelo and Eric Peña of Midland; two daughters, Christy Roys and Michelle Wagner and husband Dino all of San Angelo; three grandchildren, Griffin Roys, Jocelyn Wagner and Joshua Wagner; a brother, Raymond Peña and wife Josie of Eldorado; six sisters, Enedina Ortez of Canyon, Margie Robles and husband Homer of Lubbock, Ernestina Harris and husband Terry of Big Spring, Elva Villanueva and Felix of Amarillo, Diana Castillo and Ruben of Hale Center, Ellia Barrajas and husband Raymond of Eldorado. Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Ysidro and Julia Peña; a brother, Raul Peña; two sisters, Elodia Peña, and Eva Peña.
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