Candido Lopez Jr.

March 6, 1957 - February 27, 2020
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Candido Lopez Jr., 62, entered into eternal rest Thursday, February 27, 2020

Mr. Lopez was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. During his tour of duty he received the Rifle Marksman badge and the Meritorious Mast certificate. He was employed by the San Antonio Brake & Clutch and worked for the Texas Fleet Supply in the Laredo branch for 20 years.

Candido was a family man, who enjoyed cooking out on game days while watching his favorite teams the Green Bay Packers and los Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos and socializing with his family.  He enjoyed spending nights dancing and going to the Maquinitas.  Candido will be greatly missed by all those whose lives he touched.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Candido Sr. and Petra Lopez; nephew, Emanuel Rico.

Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife, Sylvia E. Lopez; children, Isabel Y. Lopez, Elizabeth (Juan) Calderon, Candido (Cynthia) Lopez III, Alejandro Lopez, Armando Lopez, Alejandra (Jose+) Capetillo, and stepdaughter Olga S. Barajas; 19 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; siblings, Maria Teresa (Enrique) Rico, Patricio Lopez, Rosa Maria (Nicolas) Garcia, Maria del Rosario Lopez from Bangor, Michigan, Ismael Lopez, Alberto (Zulema) Lopez from San Antonio, Texas, Irene (David) Lopez, Adrian Lopez, and Gabriel (Claudia) Lopez; and Special Thanks to our cousin, Maria Flores from California.

The family will be receiving guests Monday, March 2, 2020, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Holy Rosary will start at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Santo Niño Catholic Church. The funeral mass will start at 10:00 am. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery with full Military Honors provided by the United States Marine Corps and The Laredo Veteran’s Honor Guard.  Pallbearers will be Alejandro Lopez, Candido Lopez III, Juan Calderon, Troy Lomas, Ismael Lopez, Alberto Lopez, Adrian Lopez and Gabriel Lopez.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may sign the guest book or leave your condolences to the family online at

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, March 2, 2020

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

A Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Time: 10:00 am

Santo Niño Catholic Church


2801 Cross
Laredo, Texas 78046

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: March 6, 1957
Died: February 27, 2020

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willie Tays posted on 3/17/20

Rest in Peace my Friend. we had a good time last time i saw. me, El Penguin y El Tongo. you kept us laughing all night . you will be Miss. RIP Marines Corps Forever. Semper Fi


Norma Rodriguez posted on 3/5/20

Our deepest condolences to the Lopez families... Rest In Peace Mr. Lopez


Lourdes Fraga posted on 3/3/20

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss....our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.. Rest in peace Cande. You will be missed. Lourdes and the M&D family


Samuel Rubio posted on 3/2/20

Rest in peace Candido. Our condolences from Samuel Rubio and family. Prayers for the Lopez family.


Nina Gomez posted on 3/2/20

Our deepest condolences to the family of Candido Lopez. May God bless your family with much peace and love. Mr. & Mrs. Jaime and Nina Gomez


Pedro De la Rosa posted on 3/2/20

Give my condolences to the family of Cande Lopez he is now in gods hands resting in peace may God Bless You


Laura i Flores posted on 3/2/20

When I was younger I remember meeting you for the first time way back then. you're funny....then after throughout the years when you became a Facebook friend that's how we kept contact I appreciate u very much. fact that you were always there checking soo far away but there.. you're awesome you will be missed....familia. XOXO


Frank Aguirre posted on 3/1/20

May he rest in peace . God bless him and his family .


Maria Romero posted on 3/1/20

In memory of Candido Lopez Jr., Maria Romero lit a candle


Maria E Ramos posted on 2/28/20

I remember his shy giggle and his happy smile. Never did I ever saw him unhappy. He was a good working man. Loving father and Grandpa. He will surely be missed.


Raymundo Maldonado posted on 2/28/20

It so sad not having your friendship anymore. I will miss you my friend. I know you will take care of your family from heaven. I remember playing football at Santo Nino elementary . I remember playing basketball at the CYO league. I also remember us being alter boy at Sant Vicente Church. Great memories . Which I will always carry in my heart. Rest in Peace my friend