Enrique H. Ayala III, 75, died on October 10, 2021. He was born on January 4, 1946 to Rosa and Enrique Ayala Jr.
He is preceded in death by his wife Oralia G. Ayala, sister Josefa Sanchez and brother Roberto Ayala.
Ayala is survived by his children Henry Gilbert (Priscilla) Ayala, Cristella M. (Gilberto) Niaves, Cynthia A. (Alberto) Aguero, Jacob I. (Anita) Ayala and Charisa Ayala-Garcia (Alejandro Jr.), siblings Raul (Elsa) Ayala, Adan (Sylvia Ayala), Estela Ruiz, Elvira (Angel) Velasquez, Elida (Luis) Linares, Juanita (Joe) Lozano and Yolanda (Robert) Sanchez. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Friday, October 15 at Peters Funeral Home from 4 to 9 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 16 at 10 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment followed at the Cotulla East Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Peters Funeral Home, Cotulla.