Roberto L. Cortez

Roberto L. Cortez1932 – 2017

Roberto L. Cortez was born on November 27, 1932 in Kingsville, Texas to his loving parents, Guadalupe Cortez & Maria De La Luz Lopez. Roberto was called to be with his Lord and Savior on March 31, 2017 in Richmond, Texas while being surrounded by his loving family. Roberto leaves behind a legacy of hard work and love that is now being passed on to his family. He was a man of great jokes that could make anybody laugh. Roberto was preceded in death by his wife, Francisca Gonzalez Cortez (1990); his son, Marcos Antonio Cortez (2016); and his daughter, Belinda Josey Cortez (2016). He is survived by his sons, Roberto Cortez, Jr. & wife Maria, Roel Cortez & wife Rosemary, Enrique Cortez & wife Rocio, & Jose Carlos Cortez; his daughters, Maria Del Rosario Greaves & husband George, Margarita Marquez & husband Roy, & Alma San Miguel & husband Jesse, Jr.; his brother, Severiano Cortez; his sisters, Graciela Rivera & Maria Cortez; 43 grandchildren; 74 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces & nephews. Roberto will be dearly missed by all of those who shared life with him. 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 4pm to 9pm with a Rosary being recited at 7pm at The Compean Funeral Home.Celebration of Mass will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 10am at The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (7250 Harrisburg Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77011).Rite of Committal will follow in Historic Hollywood Cemetery.

  1. Norma Loera

    12 months ago  

    Tio Robert you will be greatly missed by family and friends. Thank you for all you did for my family when we were little. Love you Norma.

  2. MD Anderson Crew

    12 months ago  

    Our thoughts and prayers to Mr Cortez and all the family.. The passing of a loved one is never easy, but take solace in knowing that he is truly at peace in his eternal home now.

  3. Vanessa Diaz

    12 months ago  

    Grandpa, I thank you for being such an important part of my life. I will forever cherish the laughter we shared as well as the tears. I’m glad you’re now at peace and no longer suffering. Give grandma my love and know how much I love you. My condolences to the rest of my family, I love you all very much.

  4. M.Jones

    12 months ago  

    My condolences to the family of Mr. Roberto Cortez. May you find comfort in God’s promise for those who are grieving (Acts 24:15) and may the hope of seeing your loved one again strengthen you during this difficult time.

  5. maria greaves

    12 months ago  


  6. Rose Rocha Gonzales

    12 months ago  

    My condolences to the Cortez family he is in a better place then is. He lived a good life and he will be missed. He always sang ya te vi from. Elsa Garcia every time he saw my Crystal when she passed by. He will be greatly missed. RIP my friend

  7. Olegario Mata Jr

    12 months ago  

    My heartfelt condolences to all the family may he R.I.P.

  8. Vanessa wells

    12 months ago  

    He. Was a great person and neighbor, i grew up being his neighbor for many years and he will be missed. RIP Mr.Cortez.

  9. Rosalee Soza & family

    12 months ago  

    My dearest grandfather Roberto I will remember all the good times we sent together and will truly missed you love you til we meet again

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