Eloy Ortiz was born May 12, 1955 and lost his battle to cancer on June 13, 2012. He leaves behind his loving wife of 32 years, Maricela Ortiz.
Eloy was born in Geneva, Illinois and raised in the Rio Grande Valley most of his life until he brought his family to Houston to raise his three girls. He was a devoted grandfather and son. Eloy loved antiques and old cars but most of all his grandchildren.
He is survived by his parents, Juan B. Ortiz and Helena Ortiz and daughters, Jessica Valdez and her husband Alex, Jennifer Ortiz and Liza Ortiz. Eloy will also be remembered by his grandchildren: Aaliyah Valdez, Isaiah Darby, Alma De Leon, Alyssa Ortiz, Maricela Ortiz, Tiffany Berumen and Jose Bermun, as well as his brothers and sisters: Norma Duncan, Nora Sandoval, Ignacia Ortiz, Irma Ortiz, Mario Ortiz, Juan Jr. Ortiz, Rolando Ortiz and Fernando Ortiz.
Eloy fought a good fight and he will be dearly missed.
The family will receive friends from 2:00pm to 3:00pm on Saturday, June 16 with Eloy’s memorial service to begin at 3:00pm – all to be held at Niday Funeral Home on Beamer Road.