Greg " Poyo" Silvar born August 7, 1954 in Lubbock, TX to Assie Silva and Candelaria Arenas. He passed from this life on October 21,2022 at the age of 68. He married Maria Orosco July 3, 1975.
Poyo had many talents and enjoyed all types of music. He enjoyed playing the accordian, guitar and drums. At one point in his life he had the opportunity to be a boxer and make a professional living at it, but instead chose to become a family man. He shared many great memories with many people in his life. He will always be remembered for his jokes, laughter and his huge heart. His passion in life was carpentry and enjoyed building things from the bottom up. When asked why he chose that profession, he stated because Jesus was a carpenter, he felt it would bring him closer to God.
Poyo is survived by his wife Maria "Mere" Silvar, daughters Regina Ramirez (Rene Ramirez), Connie Silvar (Gilbert Contreras) of Lubbock, Sonia Gomez Wilson of San Antonio, Linda Mota-Hernandez of Woodrow and Mary Mota-Barron of Arlington; brothers Ray Silvar (Irene) and Larry "Pode Silvar; sister Guadalupe Silvar; step-father Mauricio Trejo Sr.; step-brother Mauricio Trejo Jr of Lubbock; half-brother Henry Silva of Spokane, WA.; half-sister Margaret Silva-Hernandez of Seattle, WA.; 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
He is preceeded in death by his dad Assie Silvar, mom Candelaria "Connie" Silvar-Trejo; sister Janie Morales; half-brother Assie Silva Jr.; half-sister Refugia "Cuca" Silva.
Chosing our pallbearers was a tough task as dad was so close and meant so much to so many people. We tried to pick one person to represent every aspect of dads life. Pallbearers will be Ricky Orosco, Johnny Anthony, Assie "Raybo" Silvar, Willie Manriquez, Mike "Kikis" Rodriguez and Jaime Cortez. Honarary Pallbearer Cody Morin who we know would be here if he could.
Visitation will be held Thursday, October 27 from 1:00 to 8:00 with a Holy Rosary at 6:00 p.m. at Combest Chapel. A funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church at 2:00 pm Friday, October 28.