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Mike A. Contreras

June 5, 1953 — November 26, 2023

Mike Aguirre Contreras of Saragosa, Texas passed Sunday, November 26, 2023, in Odessa,Texas.

Visitation for Mike Contreras will be held on Wednesday, November 29,2023 from 1-7pm and Thursday, November 30,2023 from 10-7pm, With rosary to follow starting at 7pm at Heritage Funeral Home of the Big Bend 301 N. Main St. Fort Stockton, Texas. Funeral service for Mike Contreras will be held on Friday, December 1, 2023, at Santa Rosa Catholic Church in Pecos, Texas 620 E. 4th St. Pecos, Texas, Burial to follow in Balmorhea, Texas.

Mike Contreras served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Reeves County Sheriff's Posse. He spent many years in the oilfield and was known as Big Mike and Cowboy. He loved BBQing and cooking up new inventions for friends and family, his BBQ was requested many times for companies and gatherings. Mike had a horse named Coco he loved very much. Mike was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone and everyone. He had nicknames for all of his grandchildren who he loved very much. Mike was a self-proclaimed Lady's Man who's favorite saying was " Pimpin ain't easy". He was a very social man and would strike up a conversation with anyone. He was known and loved by so many and will be deeply missed.

Mike is preceded in death by his parents Marcos and Angela Contreras and his siblings Teresa and Danny. Mike is survived by his wife Longina Contreras, sons Mike (Vickie), Jake and daughters Misty (Martin), Maylene (Joseph), Melanie (Cory) as well as his siblings Jr., Frank, Nola and Lorie. Mike also had numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers include Xavier Reyes, Damian Ortiz, Michael Ortiz, Zuni Reyes, Martin Reyes, Cory Tarango, Joseph Ortiz, Jason Casias and Angel Valle  

Honorary Pallbearers include Juliana Reyes, Alyssa Ortiz, Brandon Tarango, Lexie Tarango, Cheyenne Contreras and Valvina Tarango

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Heritage Funeral Home of the Big Bend

301 N Main St, Fort Stockton, TX 79735

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Viewing

Thursday, November 30, 2023

10:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Heritage Funeral Home of the Big Bend

301 N Main St, Fort Stockton, TX 79735

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Rosary

Thursday, November 30, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Heritage Funeral Home of the Big Bend

301 N Main St, Fort Stockton, TX 79735

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 1, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Santa Rosa de Lima Catholic Church

620 E 4th St, Pecos, TX 79772

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Burial

Friday, December 1, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Balmorhea Cemetery

Balmorhea, TX 79718

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