Bernie Cortez Valles, 56, of Winters passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021.
He was born January 1, 1965 to Epigmenio Sr and Irene Valles in Winters where he was a lifelong resident. Bernie worked for Winters Auto Tech for the last 8.5 years. He was a Catholic.
Bernie had a kind heart and a unique laugh. He was a big Cowboys fan, loved to barbeque, and loved to fish. He will be deeply missed.
He was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law Veronica and Robert Ford.
Bernie is survived by his wife Kartella Valles of Tigard, OR; 2 sons: Benjie Valles and wife Rebekah of Abilene and Bernie Valles of Tigard, OR; 4 sisters: Gracie Sanchez and husband Antonio of Winters, Elizabeth Ontiveros of Abilene, Sandra Valles of Abilene, and Lorena Aleman of Stamford; and 3 brothers: Randy Valles and wife Terry of Ballinger, Epigmenio Valles, Jr. and wife Yolanda of Winters, and Joseph Valles and wife Jodie of Merkel; as well as 3 grandsons, 10 nephews, and 7 nieces.
Posted online on January 11, 2021