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Luis Joseph Romero passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the age of 69. He was born August 25, 1947 in Edinberg, TX to Eulalia Tamez Garza. He was also loved by his stepfather, Julian Garza. He was preceded in death by both his mother and his stepfather. Luis is survived by his daughters Stephanie Romero and Shelley Romero Rinehart & husband Kevin; grandchildren Nicholas Romero, Brenna Rinehart, and Arden Rinehart.

Luis proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1966 to 1970 as an Air Traffic Controller and achieved the rank of Sergeant. He earned an Associate's degree in Commercial Photography from the New York Institute of Photography in 1969. He graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelors of Arts with Honors in Photography with a Business Management minor in August 1973. He was a professional photographer and owner of Photography by Romero. He was actively involved in the Professional Photographers Guild of Houston and served as President and Chairman of the Board in 1982 and 1983. He also served as a Board member of the Texas Professional Photographers Association in 1983.

Services will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11:00 am at the chapel of Heights Funeral Home, burial will follow at Hollywood Cemetery.

Arrangements under the direction of Heights Funeral Home, Houston, TX.