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In Memory of

Reynaldo Trevino Herrera

July 20, 1942 - March 19, 2015

Obituary


Mr. Reynaldo T. Herrera Jr. "Big Rey" passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Mr. Herrera was an active member of the American Indian Veteran Association (AIVA), which allowed him to engage and participate in many events throughout the state of California and Texas. He enlisted and departed from Travis Air Force Base to serve his country as a United States Air Force
mechanic during the Vietnam War era, and returned to Fresno in 1967. He retired from Dow Chemical in Fresno, CA, after working for 35 years,...

Mr. Reynaldo T. Herrera Jr. "Big Rey" passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

Mr. Herrera was an active member of the American Indian Veteran Association (AIVA), which allowed him to engage and participate in many events throughout the state of California and Texas. He enlisted and departed from Travis Air Force Base to serve his country as a United States Air Force
mechanic during the Vietnam War era, and returned to Fresno in 1967. He retired from Dow Chemical in Fresno, CA, after working for 35 years, and the Madera Irrigation District in Madera, CA, after ten years.

His passion came in working with elementary aged children by helping to inspire them to further their education, and to give themselves the best chance to become successful in their lives. He was a big man with a tender heart and will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Amelia Herrera; daughter, Patricia Marie Martinez; son, John Robert Herrera; three grandchildren, Bryce Herrera, Reyanna Herrera, and Dionicia Carston; and siblings, Robert, John, Edward, Jennie, Florence and Dionicia.

Visitation will be held at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home on Friday, March 27, 2015, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

A Recitation of the Holy Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be held at The Shrine of St.Therese Catholic Church on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery.