Hector Ray Ortiz, born on December 3, 1996, brought a contagious spirit of joy and laughter to everyone around him. His sunny disposition and penchant for jokes made him a beloved figure to family, friends, and all who had the pleasure of crossing paths with him. It is with heavy hearts that we announce his passing on July 13, 2023.
Hector's presence lit up every room he entered. His booming laughter could be heard from afar and his playful personality created an atmosphere of happiness wherever he went. He had a unique ability to make even the most solemn moments brighter with his infectious smile and quick wit.
Hector is preceded in death by his Great Grandparents Calixto and Evangelina Garcia, and uncle Luis Garcia; He is survived by his mother Crystal Sanchez; father Albert Ortiz Jr.; daughters Celine and Lelani Ortiz; brothers, Julian Ray Salazar and Christopher Padron; grandparents Raul Sanchez and Susie Sanchez; nieces and nephews. They will lean on each other for support during this challenging period, cherishing memories both old and new.
A visitation service will be held in honor of Hector on July 20, 2023, at Puente & Sons Funeral Chapels-South. Friends and family alike are invited to pay their respects from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a Rosary to be recited at 6:30pm. It will be a time for tearful remembrances and heartfelt anecdotes, as we celebrate the life of a man who filled our lives with joy.
Hector Ray Ortiz lived a life that was tragically cut short but undeniably filled with love, laughter, and happiness. His memory will forever echo in our hearts as a reminder to find joy even in moments of darkness. Let us cherish the memories we shared with Hector and honor his legacy by spreading the warmth of his spirit to others.
May our lives be forever brightened by his memory and may we strive to bring smiles to the faces of those we encounter, just as he did. Rest in peace, dear Hector.