AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Let it be known that during this cycle, program Pedro Andres Medina Perez, 64, of Maturin, Venezuela, born on January 20, 1956, in San Antonio del Tachira, Venezuela, encountered an unhandled exception that affected his core operating system, and unexpectedly triggered a critical STOP condition on Thursday, August 13th, 2020.
Pedro, also known by his friends as “El Picas” (a friendly reference to his similarities with Fred Flintstone), was a Geologist Engineer, and graduated from the Central University of Venezuela in 1981. Pedro was designed to operate independently, therefore, he continually wrote his own code through which he configured his life’s path. His defining attributes were those of a great colleague, friend, and professional with a high sense of responsibility at work. His master functions were also developed by himself, and were implemented in accordance with the unconditional love that he felt for his children, and by his deepest desire to lead each one of them down the path of goodness and towards success.
Some of Pedro’s most frequently executed subroutines included eating empanadas, watching sporting events, listening to music, shopping for cool electronics, instant messaging his children, and playing with his dog. Pedro’s most prominent lines of code were: “Every cloud has a silver lining”, “Different strokes for different folks”, “Get your batteries on”, “Each pig has its Saturday arrive” and “Pay no attention to chaff, and sweep away the trash”.
He was preceded in death by his parents Celsa Perez and Ricardo Medina, his sister Senaida and his brother Jorge Eliecer.
He is survived by his partner Ana Moya, four sisters Lucy Elvira, Maria Nelly (Jorge), Doris Mercedes, and Belkys Margarita (Jose Antonio); one brother Jose Leopoldo; five children Anelisse Del Valle (Michael Tarvin), Lovelia Gabriela (Luis Emiro), Andrea Jesus, Pedro Andres, and Mariana Andreina; six nieces Belkys Maria, Liliana, Claudia Coromoto, Nolly, Mirellys, and Esmeralda Del Carmen (Douglas Jesus); eleven nephews Juan Carlos (Mariolga), Pablo Jose, Jorge Andres (Maria Isabel), Duvini, Juan Pablo, Jorge Enrique, Geronimo, Jorge, Johnson, Javier Ricardo, and Israel Jose; his dog CoKing, as well as many other extended family and numerous friends.
Although his hardware has shut down, Pedro has been migrated to the Cloud, where he will continue running in a virtual machine on an infinite loop.
P.S. My Dad always inspired me, and wanted me to work in software, so now that I have been in the industry for a little more than a year, I thought he would appreciate the style of the tribute. – Anelisse