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Rafael Oropeza Torres

June 21, 1951 ~ June 2, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

Rafael Oropeza Torres, 69, passed away peacefully on June 2, 2021. Visitation will be from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, June 14, 2021, at Heritage Funeral Home in Harker Heights TX. A small visitation will be held at 10:00 AM followed by the funeral service at 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Heritage Heights, TX. with Carlos Lopez officiating. Burial will take place at 1:00 PM June 15, 2021, at Killeen Memorial Park in Killeen, TX.

Rafael was born on June 21, 1951, to Felix Oropeza and Petronila Torres in Toa Alta Puerto Rico. As a wood worker He develop his business and exclusive clientele working many years in Puerto Rico, Mario and Sons company was a good customer in that time.  He liked to watch sports such as baseball, basketball, and boxing. Rafael also enjoyed spending time reading and studying the Bible, walking on the beach, and when he was young, he used to play Pool and Dominoes. Spending time with the family was very important and he loved to cook his favorite food which was rice, beans, and beef stew.  He grew up in Villa Olga, Toa Baja, Levittown and Morovis, Puerto Rico. And in 2009 he moved to Weston, Florida.  Rafael also lived in Burlington, Vermont, Charlotte, North Carolina and Miramar, Florida then after he moved to Killeen, Texas in January 2020 he mention that would be his last place to moved feeling comfortable that the family we all be together.

Rafael Oropeza Torres was preceded in death by his parents, Felix and Petronila Oropeza; grandchild, Nashalie Prieto; and brother Jose that also passed.  

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Aida Perez Remigio; daughter, Mara Oropeza; daughter, Marena Oropeza; son, Abraham Oropeza; son, Rafael Oropeza Jr.; All grandson Abraham, Sebastian, Adriel, Granddaughter Natalie, Chania, Andrea, Guaynia, Great-grandson: Ethan; 3 brothers Miguel, Hector, Luis and 2 sisters Carmen and Fela.

Rafael was devoted to God and is not going to say goodbye, I will see you in heaven.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 14, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home
425 E. Central Texas Expy
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Visitation
Tuesday
June 15, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home
425 E. Central Texas Expy
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Heritage Funeral Home
425 E. Central Texas Expy
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Burial
Tuesday
June 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Killeen Memorial Park Cemetery

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