Obituaries

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Paul E. Wolf

Paul Edward Wolf June 1, 1954 – February 18, 2017

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Mar

Jesus Rodriguez

Jesus Rodriguez, 81, of Uvalde died on March 21, 2017, at Methodist Specialty and Transplant 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 funeral mass will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on Dec. 19, 1935, in Progresso, Coahuila, Mexico, to Maria de Jesus (Castilla) and Cruz Rodriguez. He married Maria de Jesus Viera on April 6, 1957, in Monclova, Mexico.

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Mar

Hilario C. Rodriguez

Hilario Cervantes Rodriguez, 53, of Uvalde died on March 18, 2017, at his residence. He was born on April 25, 1963, in León, Guanajuato, Mexico to Maria De Los Angeles (Rodriguez) and Jesus Cervantes. He married Felipa Parra on May 26, 1984, in León, Guanajuato, Mexico. Rodriguez is survived by his wife of 32 years of Uvalde; his father of León, Guanajuato, Mexico; five sons, Hilario Cervantes Jr.

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23
Mar

John C. Meyer

John Clinton Meyer, 64, of Birmingham, Alabama, formerly of Uvalde, died on March 21, 2017, at his residence. Funeral arrangement are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM

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23
Mar

John B. McGary

John Bryce Tanksley McGary, 43, of Uvalde died on March 20, 2017, at Houston Methodist West Hospital in Houston. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 3 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. He was born on Oct. 1, 1973, to Carol Tanksley and James McGary in Houston. He married Zolanyee Moreno on Jan. 29, 2004, in Uvalde. He is survived by his mother of Pensacola, Florida; his father and wife, Terry, of Houston; his wife of 13 years of Uvalde; three daughters, Yamile Moreno, Nexida B. McGary and Zoly C. McGary, all of Uvalde; one son, John McGary Jr. of Pensacola, Florida; three sisters, Shovan Todd of Hawaii, April McGary of Arlington, and Sonya Carter of Chicago, Illinois; one brother, Michael Young of Houston; three sisters-in-law, Sandra Martinez, Isis Moreno and Iridian Moreno, all of Uvalde; in-laws, Adela and Gerardo Moreno of Uvalde; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, P.J.

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23
Mar

Bennie Gomez

Bennie Gomez, 96, of Uvalde died on March 21, 2017, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. A rosary will be recited tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM

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23
Mar

Maria Del Toro

Maria Del Toro, 84, of La Pryor died on March 21, 2017, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News.

RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM

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23
Mar

Estella C. De La Garza

Estella C. De La Garza, 92, of Uvalde died on March 17, 2017, at her residence. She was born on Aug. 31, 1924, in Uvalde to Ada (Fernandez) and Y.P. Canales Sr. She married Rodolfo “Rudy” De La Garza on June 5, 1946, in Uvalde. She is survived by her husband of 70 years of Uvalde; one son and five daughters; one brother, Bill Canales of Arlington; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters; four brothers; three in-laws; and one niece. A funeral mass was held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, followed by interment at Hillcrest Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Silva, Marcus Juarez, Bobby De La Garza, Matthew De La Garza, Rick Villarreal, and Rick Rodriguez.

RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM

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23
Mar

John C. Cummings

John Carl Cummings, 77, of Uvalde passed away on March 21, 2017, in Kerrville. He was born in Sabinal to Jack and Margie D. Cummings on June 25, 1939. He married Shirley Ann Everett on April 12, 1957, in Uvalde. He went to school in Uvalde and was a life-long resident. He worked for H.B. Zachary with his father building bridges and culverts all through Texas for many years. He later worked for General Tire Test Track in Uvalde for 20 years. He was a long-time Uvalde County rancher alongside his brother, Taylor Cummings. He was a member of the Uvalde Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his beloved grandson, Jared Daniel Reece.

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23
Mar

Charles W. Carter Jr.

Charles W. “Charlie” Carter Jr., 73, of Hondo, formerly of Uvalde died on March 18, 2017, at his residence. A service will be held today at 10:30 a.m. at Rushing- Estes-Knowles Mortuary in Uvalde, followed by interment at Uvalde Cemetery. He was born on March 24, 1943, in Primera to Donah (Mitchell) and Charles Carter. He graduated from Martin High School in Laredo, then attended Texas A&I University in Kingsville. The family says he married his high school sweetheart, the love of his life, Lauren Moss, in Laredo in 1963. In February, the couple celebrated 54 years of marriage. For years he worked in the ranching and farming industry around the South Texas border. He later joined the U.S. Border Patrol where he served in Del Rio and in Uvalde and finally retired after 30 years of service. He went on to pursue the remainder of his business career in farm and ranch real estate.

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