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Official Obituary of

Sergio Reyes

August 15, 1940 ~ July 1, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Sergio Reyes Obituary

Sergio Reyes, 82, of Rock Island, IL, passed away Saturday July 1, 2023, at Unity Point Health- Trinity in Rock Island, IL surrounded by family and prayers.   

Visitation is Friday, July 7, 2023, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at DeRoo Funeral Home, now located at 1811 15th Street Place, Moline.  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Moline, IL followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Moline, IL.

Sergio was born August 15, 1940, in Guanajuato, GTO, Mexico, the son of Agustin F. Reyes and Juana Lopez.  Sergio talked about his younger years delivering for his family's shoe business and being a reporter in Mexico.  He also served in the Mexican Army achieving the rank of Sergent. 

Sergio immigrated to the United States of America in 1964 and eventually became a naturalized citizen, a task he studied diligently for and was very proud of achieving.    

Sergio poured iron at Frank's Foundry, until the company closure.  Following, he was employed at International Harvester briefly then enjoyed a lengthy career at Augustana College as a custodian until he retired in 2002.   

Sergio enjoyed traveling and took his wife and children on vacation to most of the continental United States, Canada and Mexico.  He enjoyed playing golf and spending time at all of the area casinos.  He was a man who enjoyed being active and talking to people everywhere he went.   

He is survived by his children, Tammy Reyes, Sergio Reyes Jr., Agustin (Holly) Reyes, Tracy (Steve) Reyes-Ramey, Reina (Jamie Stearns) Reyes, Leticia (Walt) Coombs, and estranged daughter Angie Jackson Castellano, 20 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and his siblings Angel Reyes, Ruben Reyes, Olga Tristan, Genaro Reyes, Roberto Reyes, Hector Reyes, and Raymundo Reyes.  He was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Ann Reyes, parents Juanita and Agustin F. Reyes, sister Sara Perez and brothers David Reyes and Augustin L. Reyes.  


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July 7, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DeRoo Funeral Home
1811 15th Street Place
Moline, IL 61265

Mass of Christian Burial
July 8, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Mary s Cathoilc Church (Moline)


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