In Loving Memory of
Aaron Ivan Faina
Aaron Ivan Faina (aka TX Pro), 26, from Houston, TX, went to be with the Lord on February 10, 2016, greeted at the gates of heaven by his grandparents, Dyer and Flossie Smith, Ivan Faina, and his cousin, Christian Robert Springer. He was born in Rogers, AR on May 10, 1989. He was a Baytown Sterling High School graduate, class of 2007.
Aaron was part of the management team at Academy Headquarters in Katy, TX, a professor of audio engineering at Houston Community College (Northeast Campus), owner of Studio Live, and was an artist, engineer, producer, songwriter and a CEO with Grind Time Entertainment. Aaron was very proud of his accomplishments and felt that teaching came second nature to him. He was at his happiest multitasking within all three careers.
Aaron enjoyed spending his free time with his family and friends, producing, mixing and mastering music at his studio, but his favorite time was spent with his nephew, Andre' Faina, Jr. (aka My Hitta My Hitta)
Aaron is survived by: his parents, Andres Faina of Pasadena, TX; Alta Smith and husband Dan Smith of Henryetta, OK; siblings: Andre' Faina (aka Mr. GT) and nephew Andre' Faina, Jr. of Pasadena, TX and Anna Faina of Glenpool, OK, step siblings: Dan Smith, Jr., Devin Smith and Darin Smith all of Michigan; paternal grandmother: Rosario Faina of Baytown, TX; maternal aunts and uncles: Shirley Peavler, Janie Yarberry, Floyd Smith, Rex Smith, Tommy Smith and Frank Smith all of Oklahoma; paternal aunt, uncles and cousins: Sofia Springer and husband Bryan Springer, Alyssa and Alexis Springer of Baytown, TX, Carlos Faina of Pasadena, TX; his Grind Time family. (GT Life 4 Life!); and other cousins and family members.
His family will receive friends at Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home, 6123 Garth Rd., Baytown, TX, 77521, Monday night, February 15, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home. Burial will be held at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Funeral Services are under the direction of Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home, 6123 Garth Rd., Baytown, TX 77521 (281)839-0700.
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