Roberto Jimenez Moreno Obituary
It’s with great sadness that we announce the death of Roberto Jiménez Moreno (Rancho Viejo, Texas), who passed away on September 9, 2023, at the age of 90, surrounded by his loved ones in his home. Born on October 15, 1932, he was the youngest of 4 children. He was preceded in death by his parents. Amparo Jimenez de Moreno, and Jose Jiménez; his three brothers (Hector Jiménez, Juan Jiménez, Sergio Lozano Moreno) and his daughter, Yolanda Jiménez Garcia.
He is survived by his loving wife, Yolanda; his children, Roberto Jiménez of Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mex), Daniel Jiménez of Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mex), Jorge Jiménez of McAllen, TX, Alejandro Jimenez of Rancho Viejo, TX, and Myriam Jiménez Ogden of Alpharetta, GA, his daughters-in law, Lissette Saca Jiménez, Ruth Peña Jiménez, and son-in law Robert Bradley Ogden.
Roberto had 9 grand children, Lissette (Eduardo), Karla (Victor), Roberto, Jennifer (Abel), Kenya, Zaira, Carlos (Angelica), Kayla, and Kai. And 9 great-grandchildren, Yvette, Sofia, Marietta, Victor, Mauricio I, Santiago, Emília, Karla and Mauricio II.
Roberto grew up in Cuatrocienegas, Coahuila (Mex) and moved to Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mex) where he met his future wife of 62 years, Yolanda who was his first love.
Roberto taught himself at a young age the game of tennis. He became a Tennis Professional Instructor in Monterrey, Nuevo León (Mex) before he immigrated to the USA. He coached in many private clubs around the Rio Grande Valley. He taught all his children tennis when they were very young, and instilled the love of tennis in all of them. He had hundreds of students he loved and taught throughout his 50 year career. He was loved by many young and old. He lived and breathed tennis. His love for the game was what kept him young. He had a big smile and personality to go with it. Coach Jimenez was a legend and will be missed greatly. We are forever grateful to him and for him in our lives.
Roberto’s celebration of life will be at a later date.