Robert J.


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Robert J. Viana

Nov 23 1948 - May 30 2008

Robert J. Viana, age 59, of McKinney, Texas passed away May 30, 2008. He was born November 23, 1948 in New York, New York to Joseph and Billie (Smith) Viana. On August 3, 1998 he married Shaheen Mahmud in McKinney, Texas. Robert was a supervisor at Region Ten Education Service Center in Richardson, Texas where he retired in 2003 and a former youth pastor at High Pointe Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Shaheen Mahmud Viana of McKinney, Texas; sons, Chad Viana of Baltimore, Maryland, Andy Viana of McKinney, Texas and their mother, Betsy Viana, Shaw Mahmud and wife, May of McKinney, Texas and Sonny Mahmud of McKinney, Texas; sisters, Viola Zaragoza and husband, Fermin of Arlington, Texas and Carla Michaels and husband, Bill of Grand Prairie, Texas; brother, Bill Viana of Dallas, Texas; good friend, Danny Hannon of McKinney, Texas and numerous nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Ann Wright and her husband, Robert. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at the High Pointe Church of Christ with Brother Bill James and Brother Bryan Sharp officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Tuesday evening beginning at 7:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas.
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