William Alejandro Avina, age 37 of Somerset, Kentucky passed from this life on Sunday, July 7, 2024.

William was born on November 28, 1986 in Long Beach, California.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather Gregorio Avina, and Native American brother Benjamin Zotigh Wagner.

William enjoyed spending time with family, his children, nieces and nephews, dancing in Native American Pow-wows, singing, making carne asada, entertaining and loved classic cars.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his mother, Mary Avina (Chava Ortiz) of California, grandmother Cristina Avina, son William Marckeith Avina, daughter Marriah Alexandria Avina, stepdaughter Jayla Rae Ann Beach, fiance’ Leslie Young, brother Saul Avina (Daira Villalba) of California, Robert Cardenas (Brittany) of Somerset, Ky;  sisters Daphne Lizeth Barajas and Zaire Nadine Barajas, son of Ben Lucero Wolf Hovakah Legislator District 6 Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, uncles: William, Greg, Pedro, Jorge, Elmer, aunts: Patricia and Norma, cousins: Moises, Cristina, Noe, Gregory, Jesus, William, Peter, Elmer, Michael, Alondra, Kevin, Oscar, Nyrel, Sue, Nathalie and Angela, nieces: Melissa, Gabriella, Liliana, Sofia, Cali, Carmen, Stella, nephews: Saul, Robert Jr., Matthew, Alex and Silas.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024 at 6pm in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 1pm. Burial will follow in Southern Oaks Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the William Alejandro Avina Memorial Fund.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for William Alejandro Avina.