Mr. Barrera was born in Beeville on June 20, 1957, to Solio T. Barrera and Alicia V. Barrera. He married Martha Lucio on Nov. 4, 1975, and was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Aurora, Colo. He was a master carpenter and a cabinet maker and loved playing his guitar and all music.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Solio T. Barrera and Alicia V. Barrera; a brother, Freddy Barrera; and a sister, Alma Barrera.
Survivors include his wife, Martha L. Barrera; a son, Rolando Rodriguez Barrera; three brothers, Romeo (Andrea) Barrera of Avondale, La., Solio V. (Sara) Barrera and Carlos V. (Sarah) Barrera, both of Beeville.
A memorial service was conducted Sunday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Beeville with Pastor Jose Muñoz officiating. Burial followed in Angelico Cemetery.