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Eddie Sanchez

Obituary for Eddie Sanchez

September 30, 1957 - July 21, 2020
San Antonio, Texas | Age 62


Eduardo "Eddie" R. Sanchez was received by our Lord on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 62. Eddie was a man of God and enjoyed serving his church community and anyone who asked. He loved spending time talking, listening to music and dancing with his family and friends. His greatest joys were his children and granddaughter. He truly loved all of his family.

Eddie was a valued employee at Riata/Cavender Cadillac for over 44 years where he truly enjoyed helping his customers. He had a servant's heart and loved to volunteer. Eddie volunteered at Blessed Sacrament Church and School for over 25 years helping with the school Halloween Carnival, church choir, CYO and various events. He was very involved with ACTS Retreats for over 19 years including bringing the retreats to parishes around the United States. As a Life Member at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo for 27 years, he served on the livestock and souvenir committees, with the last 9 years as a Director. Eddie served the Knights of Columbus Council #7016 for 16 years, reaching the rank of fourth degree Knight while holding different officer positions. He was also a member of the Order of Alhambra.

He was preceded in death by his parents Rodolfo and Otilia Sanchez. Eddie is survived by his wife of 35 years, Elaine Sanchez; children, Courtney Sanchez and Alec Sanchez (Jessica); granddaughter, Emersyn Sanchez; siblings, Frank Sanchez (Gloria), Elia Hernandez (Delio), Christina Hernandez (Lalo), Aurora Hernandez (Rudy), Marcelino Sanchez (Pat) and Estella Leonard (Alan); an aunt and uncle and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to noon, Thursday, July 30, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 600 Oblate Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78216.

8:30 PM

12:00 PM

Interment to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, 17501 Nacogdoches Road, San Antonio, TX 78266.
Guests should remain in their cars at the cemetery, but can livestream the service at the link below.

Services for the rosary and Mass will be livestreamed and available via this link:

Services for the Mass and interment will be livestreamed and available via this link:

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic School by visiting the link:

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Blessed Sacrament School ATTN: School Principal.
  • Blessed Sacrament School
    600 Oblate Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78216

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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