Dr. Antonio Reyes Penaloza Jr.
Dec. 10, 1926 - Dec. 13, 2013
FERRIS - Dr. Antonio Reyes Peñaloza Jr. passed away at home in Ferris, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Paco Manila Philippines to loving parents Antonio Peñaloza Sr and Primitava Reyes. He is the youngest of seven siblings.
He received his medical education from University of Santo Thomas in 1956. He practiced orthopedic surgery in the Philippines.
Shortly after graduation he married his love, Josefina de Leon in 1957. Together they raised their four children, Arnulfo, Antonio, Jocelyn and Janette. He enjoyed seeing his children and later his grandchildren grow. Listening to music, painting, and carpentry brought him great joy.
Dr. Penny, as he is lovingly called by his colleagues, was attended to with love by his niece Tricilla Belnas.
Dr. Antonio R. Penaloza, Jr. loved the Lord Jesus. Psalm 23 is his prayer. He awaits to spend time with his family in heaven. Walking hand in hand and telling stories as he walks those golden streets.
He leaves behind his wife Josefina de Leon Peñaloza; his son Arnulfo Peñaloza and wife Tess Peñaloza and granddaughters Tracey and Andrea; his son Antonio Peñaloza
III and wife Eunice Peñaloza and granddaughters Charity and Aimee; daughter Jocelyn Reynolds her husband Tom Reynolds and grandson Christopher; and his daughter Janette Buba her husband Ervin Buba and granddaughters Gabriella and Olivia.
Memorial Services were held at the Mesquite SDA Church on Wednesday, Dec. 18. Condolences may be mailed to 691 Wickliffe Rd, Ferris, TX 75125.