Reynaldo L. Nunez, 74, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.
He was born June 3, 1931, in Riverside, Calif., to Alejo and Antonia Nunez. Family members said he was a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. They said he was a gentle and generous man who loved people and life. He always had a smile for everyone. He loved working outdoors and puttering with his lawnmowers. He was proud of his military service, they said.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Flora Nunez; and brother, Mario Nunez.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara; daughters, Eunice Armijo and Maria Henderson; sons, Ray, Jr., Alejo, Jerry, Adam and Eric; sisters, Rita Santellan and Estella Jusino; and grandchildren, Roman Maes, Adam Henderson, Kristian Lancaster, Alyssa Sandoval, Alec Nunez, Kayley Nunez, Alexandra Nunez, Derek Nunez and Chelsea Nunez.
Jim Gammon will officiate services. Burial will take place at Mission Garden of Memories in Clovis.
Pallbearers are Jerry Nunez, Alejo Nunez, George Chavez, Sr., Paul Chavez, Eric Henderson and Daniel Griego.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.