Nery Ruben Sanes Rosa, age 56, of Frederiksted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN. He was born November 11, 1963 in Vieques, Puerto Rico, was raised in St. Croix, and had lived in the Bristol area for the past 6 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Virgilio Sanes; and brother, Virgilio Sanes Rosa, Jr.

Survivors include his mother, Carmen Sanes; sister, Yolanda Sanes Reuning; nieces, Samantha Reuning and Blair Reuning; aunts, Elba Nieves and Irma Nieves; uncle, Rey Rosa; several special cousins and friends, including Mikey, Sonia, Michael, Francis, Rosita, Cuchi and Carlos just to name a few.  Although he suffered many years with his heart condition, he maintained a great attitude and will be remembered for being such a great warrior โ€“ He never gave up.

A memorial service for Mr. Sanes Rosa will be held at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 2020 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel, Father Chris Hess, celebrant. The family has chosen to make the live stream of his service available to the public atย EventID: WeaverFH and Password: PXPCHV

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrenโ€™s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Online condolences may be registered at Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.