Edwardo A. Deleon, age 76, of Gatesville, passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, in Gatesville. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Santa Rosa Cemetery on CR 209 near Andice. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM, Monday at Viss Family Funeral Home, 1614 S. FM 116, Copperas Cove, TX 76522.
Edwardo was born in Lampasas, Texas to the late Juan and Martina Alverado Deleon. He grew up in Mahomet and Briggs Community riding around Central Texas in his 1968 Dodge Charger. Edwardo moved to South Dakota when he was a young man and was a successful sheep-shearer for over 30 years. In 2010, he moved back to Texas and settled in Gatesville. Edwardo loved the older country music, the Eagles and Bob Seger.
Edwardo is preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Elisa Deleon Ledesma, Penny Torres, Laura Montoya, Margaret Gonzales; five brothers, Valentine Deleon, John Deleon, Jr., Julian Deleon, Paul Deleon, and Nick Deleon.
Edwardo is survived by his two brothers, Frank Deleon, Robert Deleon; sister, Martha Deleon; and many nieces and nephews whom he loved.
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