Robert Venegas, 49, of Monahans, passed away on April 16, 2018 in Monahans.
Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018 at St. John’s Catholic Church.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2018 at St. John’s Catholic Church with Father Allan Alaka officiating. Burial will follow at Monahans Memorial Cemetery.
Robert was born in Monahans, TX to Elijio and Mary Venegas on September 2, 1968. He was a graduate from Monahans High. He was employed at Garland Pumping and Roustabout. At a young age he worked with his Grandfather at his place of business the Hwy 80 Radiator Shop then went on and worked for many years as a Correctional Officer for the West Texas State School and was also a CO at the Reeves County Detention Center. In his free time, he was part of the M&M Posse, which was his uncles DJ business. Robert was a gentle giant with many friends and loved his family with all of his heart. He loved to watch his little cousins play sports and was their number one fan. Robert will be missed very dearly, and his memories will be with us all.
Robert is preceded in death by his Grandfather Albert “Tito” Muniz, Grandparents Grafido and Paula Venegas and Great-nephew Brien Albert Zozaya.
Robert is survived by his parents Elijio and Mary Venegas of Monahans, brother Lieutenant Colonel Elijio Joe Venegas Jr and wife Susan of Stuttgart, Germany, Grandmother Alice Muniz of Monahans, Nephews Christopher (Orlando,FL), Stephen (Midland, TX), Senior Airman Michael (Jessica) Venegas (South Carolina) , Nieces Crystal (Bryan) Valenzuela (Phoenix, AZ) and Cassandra Venegas (Orlando, FL) and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Lieutenant Colonel Elijio Joe Venegas Jr., Christopher Venegas, Stephen Venegas, Senior Airman Michael Venegas, Mario Rios and Derik Morales.
The family of Robert wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Ward County EMS, Monahans Police Department, Harkey Funeral Home and Father Allan Alaka.
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My deepest condolences to the family.
Patty HolguinMonahans, TX
Condolences from my family to yours, he will be remembered, such a precious soul.
Rose Mary CovingtonMonahans, TX
Condolences and prayers for the Venegas family. Robert was a good friend, classmate and football player for the Loboes. God bless you old friend
Martin L. OlginMcKinney, TX
Mary, Elijio & family,
May God give you the strength you need to get you through this. Our prayers & thoughts are with you.
Patricia OlivasLewisville, TX
Our Condolences to all the family....
Gilberto,Mary,Gil,Melody,and Lee RussellOdessa, TX
My deepest sympathy and prayers for the family.
Rose SladeSan Antonio, TX
Brenda RiosAustin, TX
He will be missed! My prayers and deepest condolences to his family. God bless
Rebecca Heredia-VazquezMonahans, TX
So sorry for your loss prayers for his family and friends
Our condolences to all of the family.....May God comfort each and everyone of you thru it all.....
Erica GarciaMonahans, TX
So sorry for your loss, may God bless you and ur family's... he will be missed...
Angie OrtizMonahans, TX
We are sorry for your loss. Thinking of the family. From Chon, Zulema, Bernett, and Lily Prieto. God bless you.
Bernett Prieto HernandezLamesa, TX
Very sorry for your loss of your love one. He will greatly missed by all that knew him. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word to say. May God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow and take you in his arms and comfort you and your family amen.
Clint McMullenMonahans, TX
With you all in thoughts and prayers.
Lyn McCrackenBurkburnett, TX
Prayers for you and your family. Hold tight to God.
Cindy FulferMonhans, TX