Roy Guerra, 85, of Bryan, a loving brother, uncle, and humble man went home to be with his Lord and Savior on January 19, 2021, after a courageous hard-fought battle with health complications. He will always be remembered for his passion for sports and his great love for family and friends. A visitation will be held on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a Rosary to be held at 7:00 p.m. at Hillier of Bryan. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Saturday, January 30, 2021 with a graveside to follow at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery. As a precautionary measure face masks or face coverings will be required at all services. All services including the Rosary, and Mass will be live streamed and recorded and placed onto the tribute page.
Roy was born on October 25, 1935, to Cristino Guerra and Carlota Trevino Guerra. He was born in Cameron, Texas, and raised in Bryan, Texas. He went to Bryan schools and worked multiple jobs during his career. Roy enjoyed listening to music, watching his Novelas, and eating everywhere around town.
Roy believed that hard work and being an honest man would help you have a good life. He made sure his parents, sisters, nieces, and nephews were taken care of and that they were happy and healthy. He always prayed for his family and enjoyed hearing stories about his nieces and nephew's academic and athletic accomplishments. Roy really enjoyed the simple things in life.
Roy is preceded in death by his parents, Cristino and Carlota Guerra; brother, Willie Guerra; nephew, Paul Richard Ramirez; and his best friend, Joe Coronado. He is survived by his sisters, Minnie Ramirez and husband Tommy Ramirez Sr., Mary Helen Sifuentez and husband Alfred Sifuentez, and sister-in-law, Dora Guerra. Although Roy didn't have any kids of his own, he loved all his nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind great nieces and nephews, and numerous great-great nieces and nephews. Roy will be missed by so many people who loved him dearly.
The family would like to thank Lampstand nurses and aids, St. Joseph's nurses and doctors, the TAMU Health Science Center, and Tradition Hospice. They would also like to thank all of the friends and family that helped Roy during his time of need. Lastly, the family would like to thank friends who would visit, especially to Bernice at Cornona's Restaurant and Polly at Polly's Cocina for always catering to his needs.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to ask donations to be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or St. Joseph Catholic School.