The family of Rey Aranda who passed away last week will be honored by his family and friends with a balloon release Friday evening in Pasco.

The family of Rey Aranda will hold a balloon release June 16 to honor the Chiawana High School freshman will be releasing balloons at 6 p.m. at the Pasco Youth Football Fields in Highland Park at 500 N. Wehe Ave. If you wish to participate the family asks that you bring your own balloons the colors are black,blue,silver and purple.

Rey was a state champ in wrestling as well as an honor student who sadly took his own life June 9th.

His family has set up a GOFUNDME account to help with funeral expenses. The family also wanted to share that this is the ONLY official fund raiser for the family here's what they posted about this issue on their Facebook page:

Stacy Lee