Guemerio Reyes, age 78, a lifelong resident of Runge, TX, died June 20, 2011 in Victoria, TX. He was born July 9, 1932 in Yorktown, TX to Lorenzo Reyes and Virginia Tamez Reyes. Guemerio married Erlinda Ramirez. Guemerio retired in 1994 from the City of Runge after working their since 1971. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Runge. He is survived by his wife Erlinda Reyes of Karnes City; sons Bobby Reyes of Runge, Juan Reyes and wife Alice of Runge, Alejandro Reyes and wife Bernice of Runge, Lorenzo Reyes and wife Maria of Karnes City, Jose Reyes of New Braunfels, and David Reyes of Corpus Christi; daughter Maria Casas and husband Abel of Runge; sisters Eva Ramirez, Anita Vasquez and Oralia Garcia; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; son Willie Reyes; daughter Rosalinda Reyes; and sister Maria Molina. Serving as pallbearers were Robert Reyes, Richard Reyes, Genaro Ramirez, Richard Ramirez, Alejandro Reyes Jr., and Jose Vasquez. A rosary was recited 7 PM, Tuesday June 21, 2011 at Rhodes Chapel in Runge, and a funeral mass was celebrated 10 AM, Wednesday June 22, 2011 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Runge. Father Norbert Herman officiated. Interment followed in the Runge Latin American Cemetery. Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.