Ernesto De Leon Jr., 55, of Uvalde, Texas went to be with the Lord unexpectedly on May 14, 2022 at his residence.
Ernesto De Leon Jr. was born to Ernesto De Leon Sr. and Stella Maldonado De Leon on August 26,1966. He graduated Poudre High School in Ft. Collins, Colorado in 1984. He ventured into the world in management. He also achieved his phlebotomy license and cosmetology license. Some of his hobbies included collecting antiques, cooking, and quilting.
He will be greatly missed by his nieces and nephews to whom he played a great role of father figure in their lives. He was a social person and made many friends along the way. Those who got to know him were truly blessed to have him as a friend.
He is survived by his sisters, Elaine De Leon and husband, Henry Standley of Sabinal and Edna Jane De Leon of San Antonio; nieces, Shannon Nicole De Leon and husband, EJ Pierce of Camp Wood, Selena De Leon Castillo and husband, Matthew Castillo of Sabinal, Siera Edwards and husband, Jeremiah Godsey of San Antonio, Texas; great nieces, Soraya De Leon, Braelynn Musquiz, Sophia Davila, Lucia De Leon; great nephews, Elijah Garcia, Ernest De Leon, Tobias Castillo, Ethan De Leon and Lukas Castillo.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Etna De Leon and brother Eli De Leon all of Camp Wood, Texas.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., followed by a rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.