Rene Macias, 56, of Austin, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Rene was born in Austin to Stella Marciel Macias and Salvador Macias on August 30, 1966. Rene grew up in Manor and graduated from Manor High School with the Class of ’84. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army, where he served honorably throughout his career. He spent his 20 plus year career serving our Nation as an Airborne Ranger and fought four tours in Desert Storm and Iraq Freedom. He retired a disabled Veteran, obtaining the Purple Heart. Upon returning home, he loved spending his time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He refused to let his disability inhibit him from travelling and enjoying life!
He is survived by his three children, Karissa Macias, David Macias, and Brandon Macias; his seven grandchildren, Colten Johns, Carli Chester, Kasen Johns, Taylynn Macias, Drake Macias, Marissa Johns, and Cole Johns; his brother, Chris Macias; and numerous extended family and dear friends.