Rogelio Manuel Ornelas

Rogelio Ornelas

“Roy” Rogelio Manuel Ornelas, age 22 of Texas City, TX ascended to heaven to be with our Almighty Lord on March 27th, 2017, which was the day of his 22nd birthday.  Roy was born on March 27th, 1995 to Rego Sr. and Rachel Ornelas in Galveston, TX. 

Roy is survived by his wife, Celeste, his beloved mother Rachel Ornelas; step father Jose Castillo; father Rego Ornelas Sr.; brothers Rego(Melaine) and  Ranae Ornelas; sisters Reva(Eddie) Gomez, Raquel Ornelas, Reyna(Tony) Joseph and Reianna(Xavier) Cisneros; all of whom are from Texas City.  Roy also leaves behind 16 loved nieces and nephews.

Roy accepted Christ Our Lord as his savior and had recently been saved.  He had a love for laughter, friends, family, music, and his beloved dogs, Plex, Hazel and Titan .  He was a young free spirit and loved the feeling of being lifted that life gave him.  Roy was full of compassion and had a loving heart and nature.  Roy’s love for his mother Rachel was always strong and apparent.  When he was a little  boy, he would pick flowers for her, draw her a picture, gift wrap the flowers with the picture and slip them into her pocket for her to find later. 

A visitation will be held at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas on Friday, April 7th.  Family will receive friends and guests from 5-7pm.  Roy’s Celebration of his New Life will be on Saturday, April 8th at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City, Texas.  Funeral Services will begin at 10:00am.  Graveside rites and burial will follow at LaMarque Cemetery in LaMarque, Texas.