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Ruben Dario Ayala, Sr.

September 14, 1945 ~ May 4, 2022 (age 76)

Obituary

Mr. Ruben Dario Ayala, Sr., age 76 of Pittsburg, passed away on Wednesday May 4, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born September 14, 1945 to Fernando Ayala and Oralia Salas Ayala in Palau, Mexico.

He was retired from Pilgrims Pride and a member of Primera Iglesia Bautista Hispana Church in Pittsburg.

He is survived by his children, Ruben Ayala, Jr., Isamari Castro, Alejandra Ayala, Oralia Copado; grandchildren, Michael Alexander Aguado, Miranda Isamary Aguado, Nathan Copado, Braylee Camila Copado, Addison Ximena Copado, and Ezekiel Leonel Ayala; brothers; Juan Fernando Ayala Salas, Alberto Alejandro Ayala Salas; sisters, Maria Luisa Ayala Salas, Dora Elva Ayala Salas, Martha Alicia Ayala Salas, Maria de Lourdes Ayala Salas; and 28 nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Dora Ofelia Ayala, his parents Fernando and Oralia Salas Ayala, and one sister, Maria De los Angeles Ayala Salas.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Javier Valdez officiating. Pallbearers will be Ruben Ayala, Jr., Michael Aguado Ayala, Nathan Copoda Ayala, Fernando Guerrero Ayala, Melchor Guerrero Ayala, Arnoldo Guerrero Ayala, Jose angel Guerrero Ayala, Ruben Guerrero Ayala, Ivan Banda Ayala, and Javier Castillo Ayala. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery in Pittsburg. There will be a visitation held on Friday, May 6, 2022 from 7:30 P.M. till 12:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 6, 2022

7:30 PM to TBD
Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel
315 Rusk Street
Pittsburg, TX 75686

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 7, 2022

10:00 AM
Erman Smith Funeral Home Chapel
315 Rusk Street
Pittsburg, TX 75686

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 7, 2022

Rose Hill Cemetery
Corner of Hwy 271 North and Hwy 11 East
Pittsburg, Tx 75686

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