Ruben A. Montoya was reunited with his Heavenly Father on January 09, 2022. Ruben was born October 21, 1947, in Manuel Benavidez Chihuahua, Mexico to Eleodoro and Alejandra Alarcon Montoya. He was raised and educated in Mexico before coming to Coyanosa, Texas. He worked as a farm hand on numerous farms in the Coyanosa, Texas area. He worked 10 years for the Braden Farms. He retired in 2012.
He met the love of his life Imelda Martinez in Coyanosa, Texas in the early 1980’s. Ruben was devoted to his family and enjoyed working on the farms as well as training horses.
Ruben was proceeded in death by his parents Eleodoro and Alejandra Montoya, 2 brothers Jesus A. Montoya and Jose Maria A Montoya, 2 Sisters Manuela Montoya and Amada M Armendariz.
Ruben is survived by his loving wife Imelda Martinez, sister Elena M. River of El Paso, Texas, brothers Socorro A. (Armida) Montoya of Fort Stockton, Texas, Israel A. (Berta) Montoya of Mexico, Eleodoro A. Montoya, Jr. of Mexico, Daniel A. Montoya of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Children Humberto (BJ) (Tanya) Sarabia, Elva (Frank Meza) Sarabia, Christy (Mitch Jannamon) Martinez, 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be January 11, 2022, 12:00PM to 8:00PM at Heritage Funeral Home of the Big Bend, Fort Stockton, Texas. Funeral service will be January 12, 2022, at 1:00PM at Heritage Funeral Home of the Big Bend, Fort Stockton, Texas. Interment will be at Fort Stockton Catholic Cemetery following service.