Dr. Reuben Cortez Flores | 1941 - 2014 | Obituary

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Dr. Reuben Cortez Flores

Born: November 06, 1941
Died: May 08, 2014

Dr. Reuben C. Flores, 72, of Nelsonville, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born November 6, 1941, in the Philippines, son of the late Pedro Flores and Maternidad Cortez Flores. He was married to Norma Alvarez Flores, who survives.

Dr. Flores was a local family physician for many years. He was a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Athens Academy of Family Physicians and the National Emergency Services. He was also a member of the St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church in Buchtel.

In addition to his wife, Norma, he is survived by his sons, Michael A. (Karen) Flores of Nelsonville, Ulysses (Jeremy) Flores of Irvine, CA and Glenn (Hilary) Flores of Seattle, WA; daughter, Rachel (Patrick) Limpach of New Albany; 7 grandchildren, Brandon Flores, Mya Flores, Kyle Flores, Elliot Lipach, Simon Limpach, Eve Limpach and Vivian Flroes; brothers, Jaime (Elvira) Flores of Glendale, CA, Pacifico (Cecilia) Flores of Aliso Viejo, CA, Manolo (Leonisa) Flores of Corona, CA, Dante (Patricia) Flores of Corona, CA, Marvin (Lorna) Flores of the Philippines; and Audie (Mercedes) Flores of Aliso Viejo, CA and a sister, Susan (Henry) Fine of Laguna Nigul.

In addition to his parents, Pedro and Maternidad Flores, he was preceded in death by a brother, Floro Flores and a sister, Verginia Flores.

Dr. Flores wishes were to be cremated. A Funeral mass will take place at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 17, 2014 at St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church, 17645 Bank St., Buchtel with Father Christopher Foxhoven officiating. Friends may call Friday, May 16, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Souers-Cardaras Funeral Home, 46 Fayette St., Nelsonville.

The family suggests memorial contribution be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Please sign his online guestbook at www.cardaras.com

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