Rene Lemos, of Sunnyside, WA went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 23, 2022. Born on June 8, 1940 in Edinburg, Texas to Jesus and Zolia Lemos. He moved to Sunnyside in 1959. He had a 28 year career as an Iron Worker at the Hanford Nuclear Plant. Rene owned and operated Del Sol Gardens and spent 30 years growing fruits and vegetables for countless farmers markets throughout Eastern Washington.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Paula Lemos of Sunnyside, Washington, children: Michael Lemos (Kim) of Tampa, Florida, Richard Lemos (Vicki) of West Richland, Washington, James Lemos (Debbie) of Pasco, Washington, Cyndee Keffeler (Mike) of Sunnyside, Washington, Raquel Bussert (John) of Kennewick, Washington and Jerry Perales (Sylvia) of Richland, Washington. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his son Edward Lemos, Brothers Ermilo Lemos, Jesus Lemos Jr, Mingo Lemos, Robert Lemos and by his parents Zolia and Jesus Lemos and father-in-law and
mother-in-law Miguel and Cruz Navajar
Viewing and visitation will be held on Monday, May 2, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, in Sunnyside WA.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday May 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, in Sunnyside WA with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery, in Sunnyside WA. Those wishing to sign Rene’s online memorial book may do so at www.funeralhomesmith.com. Smith Funeral Home is in care of arrangements.
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