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Raul Valdez, Jr.

Obituary for Raul Valdez, Jr.

September 28, 1961 - November 26, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 56


Raul Valdez Jr., age 56, passed away at his home on Sunday, November 26, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born on September 28, 1961 to Raul Valdez Sr. and Irene Flores in Brownsville, Texas. Raul met the love of his life, Sylvia, in Harlingen, Texas, at Mario's Mad Bull. They married on June 18, 1983 there in Harlingen. Some of his favorite vacations were to Alaska and to South Padre Island where he would love to fish. He was an avid motorcyclist, and he always claimed there was nothing better than a Harley Davidson. He loved to be outdoors with nature, he would often feed the birds and he loved dogs. He had four dogs, Ellie, Sirius, Droopy, and his favorite being his chi-weenie, Niki, that he adored and loved dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Raul and Irene Valdez. Raul is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Sylvia P. Valdez; son, Richard Valdez; brother, Daniel Valdez Sr., and his wife Frances; sister, Irene V. Garcia, and her husband, Joe David; nephews and nieces, Daniel Valdez, Jr., and his wife Angela Mae, Steven Michael Valdez, and his wife, Stephanie Marie, Stacie Nicole Garcia Bolivar, and her husband, Mitchell (Mitch) Ryan, Kristine (Nina) Michelle Garcia, and her partner Edgar Ramirez, Ryan David Garcia, Martin Magana, Atreyu (Trey) Agustin Padilla, Hunter Bradford Padilla, Nadia Marisa Padilla, Hannah Irene Padilla, Kayleigh Mae Padilla, Esteban Richard Padilla, Sam Florencio Padilla, and Robert (RJ) Padilla, Jr.; Great nieces and nephews, Sean Michael, Scarlet Mercedes, and Luke David Valdez, and Liliana (Lily) Rae Ramirez.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 29th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at Porter Loring Mortuary on McCullough
7:00 PM

10:00 AM

Visitation and Funeral Services in Brownsville will be conducted by Funeraria de los Angeles Buena Vista, at 11:00am on Friday, December 1, 2017 and a Graveside Service at 10:00am on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Pallbearers will be Daniel Valdez Sr., Daniel Valdez, Jr., Michael Valdez, Jose Padilla, Gilbert Padilla, Joe David Garcia, Ryan David Garcia and Guilibaldo (Guile) Garza, Jr.

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San Antonio, TX 78212
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