Roberto (Bob) Reyes

Published 10:56 am Saturday, January 26, 2019

Roberto (Bob) Reyes, 62, of Buxton, died Monday, January 21, 2019, at his home. He was born August 20, 1956, in Corpus Christi, Texas to Angelia Reyes of Hammond, Ind. and the late Jose Reyes.

Bob served his country honorably in the United States Navy. While stationed in Buxton, he met and married the late Debra O’Neal, and they had three children together. For many years, he was a cook at Lighthouse Restaurant for Gilda and Eris Waterfield and then for Tommy and Leah Butler at Tides Restaurant.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter Dori Reyes; sister Mary Lou Reyes; and brother Ronnie Reyes.

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Bob is survived by daughters Monica Hooper (James) of Avon and Jessica Reyes of Asheville; granddaughters Victoria Reyes, Jasmine Quidley and Deborah Hooper; one great-granddaughter; sister Minnie Phillips (Larry) of Tenn.; brothers Richard Reyes and Rudy Reyes, both of Ind.; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 26 at Lighthouse Assembly of God.

Twiford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at