We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Alfonso Reyna III, also known as “Big Al,” who was born on May 1, 1953, and peacefully departed from this world on June 23, 2024. Alfonso was preceded in death by his loving parents, Alfonso Reyna Jr. and Celia Garcia Reyna, as well as his sister, Rachel Reyna Salinas, and brothers Richard, Robert, and Danny Reyna.

Alfonso is survived by Jolynne Kelley cherished children, Alfonso Reyna IV, Sylvia Reyna, and Michael Reyna. He was a dedicated and passionate musician, embodying the true essence of his craft. With his music, he embarked on countless journeys across the country, leaving a lasting impact on all who had the privilege of hearing his talent.

Alfonso’s magnetic personality made him the life of every party he attended. He possessed the biggest heart, always ready to lend a helping hand and bring joy to those around him. His infectious laughter and warm spirit touched the lives of many, leaving an indelible mark on their hearts.

In accordance with his wishes, Alfonso’s ashes will be scattered in Biloxi, Mississippi, where he took his first steps towards stardom. It was a place he considered his home away from home, and he desired to return to the roots that nurtured his musical journey.

As we mourn the loss of Alfonso Reyna III, let us remember the remarkable impact he made as a musician, friend, and loving father. May his soul rest in eternal peace, and may his music continue to resonate in our hearts forever.