William Fredrick “Big Rick” Wallace, age 73, of Seguin, passed away on Sept. 22, 2016, after an accident at the family ranch. An open house was held on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wallace Family Home. A memorial service was held on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Seguin with the Rev.
Peggy Bernice Yancy Rudasill, 85, of LaCoste, formerly of Uvalde, died on Sept. 23, 2016, in Georgetown. A memorial service will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church in Georgetown. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Jose R. Luna, 67, of Batesville died on Sept. 28, 2016, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.
Ronald Thomas Bownds, 64, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at University Hospital in San Antonio. Ron was born to John and Colleen Bownds on July 24, 1952, in Uvalde. He lived and attended school in Utopia, where he graduated from high school in 1970.
Joy Jean Routh, 85, of Uvalde died on Sept. 20, 2016, at Retama Manor Nursing Center/Victoria South in Victoria. She was born on Aug. 13, 1931, in Mayes County, Oklahoma to Conlelea Floyd. She married Leon Routh on Feb.
Teodoro R. ‘’Ted’’ Mendoza Jr., 59, of Uvalde died on Sept. 20, 2016, at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. A rosary was recited yesterday, and will be recited again today at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A mass of Christian burial will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on Feb.
Arlyene Jonnell Martin, 72, of Camp Wood died on Sept. 21, 2016, at Amistad Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Uvalde. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. She was born on March 15, 1944, in Houston to Eleanor (Fuller) and Richard Prichard. She married Darrell Martin on Nov.
Jose Refugio Gonzalez, 94, of Uvalde died on Sept. 20, 2016, in Uvalde. He was born on July 4, 1922, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico to Maria De Socorro (Saenz) and Porfirio Gonzalez. He is survived by five daughters, Irma G. Perez, Sylvia Corpus, and Norma Flores, all of Uvalde, Ana Julia Gonzalez of Carson, Nevada, and Roxana Soto of San Antonio; four sons, Pedro Gonzalez of San Antonio, Gonzalo Gonzalez of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ismael Guerrero of Eagle Pass, and Jose Gonzalez of Mission; one brother, Porfirio Gonzales Jr.
Mario Castillo Salinas, formerly of Uvalde, died in his home on Sept. 15, 2016, in San Antonio. He was 90. Mr. Salinas, son of Randolph and Carmen Smith, was born on May 8, 1926, in Eagle Pass. A proud veteran of the United States Army where he achieved the rank of Sergeant First Class (SFC), Mr. Salinas served with honor in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Mr.