Our beloved Thomas “Tom” Ortiz Jr., age 61, resident of Mena, Arkansas was called by our Heavenly Father on Sunday, December 06, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his brother, John “Juanito” Ortiz.
Tom was born in Kyle, Texas on April 27, 1959. He graduated from Hays High School in 1977. Tom was married to his wife for 22yrs and was a devoted, loving father to their three children. Tom had a gentle soul and a kind heart. He was known for his love of eclectic music, BBQ’ing and enjoyed dancing to it. He loved telling stories, laughing, and telling jokes. He has left his family with fond memories and countless stories that will last and eternity. Tom’s thoughtful and caring personality touched everyone and will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his parents, Thomas Sr. & Mary Lee Ortiz; wife, Kristina Kenyon; sons, Mikel Ortiz and Jacob Ortiz; daughter, Makayla Ortiz brothers, David Ortiz (Yolanda) and Steve Ortiz (Terry); sisters, Sylvia Ortiz and Rebecca Guerra (Jennifer); and with many numerous loving family members and friends.
Graveside Service and Burial will be celebrated ... 11:00am - 12:00pm on December 17, 2020 at St. Michael's Community Cemetery in Uhland, Texas.
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