Luz Leal Sr., 62, entered into internal rest on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.
Luz was born on December 13, 1957, in Alice, TX. He attended Alice High School where his charismatic spirit and character shined on and off the football field. He was a proud Alice Coyote and anyone who knew him knew he cherished the glory days of Friday nights.
Luz married Gloria Salinas, his high school sweetheart, whom he loved unconditionally. They shared 43 years of marital bliss. Aside from his loving wife, he was abundantly proud of and adored his two children and grandchildren. Luz’s family was his greatest accomplishment and his biggest love. He never stopped planning the adventures they could share together.
He spent many years coaching Del Mar little league, participated in numerous menudo cook offs as well as endless community service events and generally was a pillar in our community. He had a passion for lending a helping hand wherever he could. To know him was to love him.
Luz is preceded in death by his parents Erineo T. Leal and Albesa V. Leal, brother George Leal and father in law David G. Salinas. Luz is survived by his loving wife Gloria Leal, children Luz Leal Jr. (Erica), Liana Lopez (Efrain). Grandchildren Luz III, Gabriella Faith, and Brooke Addison. Also surviving him are his mother in law Maria B. Salinas, sister in laws Sylvia Salinas Ruiz and Diana Salinas Garcia (Antonio Jr.), nephews John D. (Rachel), Marc L., and Antonio III and nieces Ashley N., and Stephanie M. (William).
The family will have a private viewing, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Fred Dickey Funeral and Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm. A Chapel Service will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 9:00 am at Fred Dickey Funeral and Cremation Services. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Due to the COVID pandemic and for the safety of all, the family will also be live streaming the funeral services including a Holy Rosary at www.freddickey.com on Tuesday, starting at 7:00 pm.
Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 9:00 am