Felipe Saiz, 40, of Big Spring died Wednesday, June 19, 2013, from injuries received in an oilfield accident. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
He was born June 16, 1973, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Tina Britton on Aug. 30, 1996, in Big Spring, Texas. They were together 23 years.
Felipe was a lifelong resident of Big Spring and graduated from Big Spring High School, where he played football for the Steers. He had worked at the Big Spring State Hospital and San Angelo State School. He was currently working as a derrick hand in the oil field.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Tina Saiz of Big Spring; three daughters, Ashley Saiz and husband Frankie Reyes, Marissa Saiz and Bethany Saiz, all of Big Spring; a granddaughter, Jaylin Reyes; his mother, Josephine Saiz of Big Spring; four brothers, Jesse Saiz and wife Martha of Lubbock, Robert Saiz, Ernest Saiz and Ricky Saiz, all of Big Spring; two sisters, Mary Martinez and husband David Rivera and Precilla Domino and husband Mike, all of Big Spring; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ernesto Saiz; and two brothers, Frankie Saiz and Jose Luis Saiz.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com