[UPDATE] Rest in Peace Nelson “Remix” Reyes, One Hour Left to Donate to Memorial Fund

By on January 5, 2014 at 2:51 pm
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UPDATE – The memorial fund that was set up to help Remix’s family with funeral costs will be open for one more hour. If you are interested in donating, please visit YouCaring to see what you can do to help.

It’s with heavy hearts that we share this next piece of news. Nelson “Remix” Reyes recently passed away according to his sponsor, Empire Arcadia. A perennial Marvel competitor, Reyes’ mark on the fighting game community can be seen in the multitude of messages, memories, and more provided by those that knew him below.

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Today a loyal and loved member of the Empire Arcadia family was lost. R.I.P. EMP_Remix our condolences to his immediate family. He lived his life to the fullest. I’m happy to have known him. All he wanted was to play video games and enjoy the company of his friends and family. He did just that this weekend. Hanging out with Cole Tocci, Samantha Hancock, Kevin Landon, James Fink, Christopher Gonzalez, Erin Diaz, Michael Dicks and more playing games and watching the Lord of the Rings Marathon. All Hail Emp Remix. Empire Arcadia will make sure that you are not forgotten and follow out your last request. Make EMP successful and keep the family alive. ~ TriForce

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Feel free to provide your own condolences in the comments, as well any fond memories you may have.

While the loss of life is tragic, the passing of one so young adds yet another layer of heartbreak for those already grieving. Our hearts go out to Reyes’ family and friends in this trying time.

Rest in peace.

Sources: YouCaringEmpire Arcadia, image via Twitter