Francisco Javier Quintanilla

April 17, 1952 - May 23, 2024
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Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services
Krista Quintanilla
M Antonieta (Cisneros) Benavides
Thereza lira
Amy Mata Martin
Charlie Ruiz
Arturo and Emily Alva
Mia Quintanilla
Krista Selena Quintanilla Light a candle


Francisco Javier Quintanilla, 72, passed in his sleep surrounded by family on May 23, 2024.

Mr. Quintanilla is preceded in death by his parents, Jose & Esperanza Quintanilla; mother in law, Sofia Mata; brothers, Jose Leonardo and Luis Carlos.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years of marriage, Maria Antonieta Quintanilla; son, Hector Xavier (Olga); daughter, Krista Selena (David Montoya); grandchildren, Mia, Alexa, Isabella, Katherine, Homero and Brandon; siblings, Graciela (Francisco) Cardenas, Alejandro (Josefina), Teresa G., Veronica (Celso) Machado, Claudia (Conrado) Serna, Hugo (Diana), Enrique (Rosa), Zita (Antonio) Vela and Norman (Anna).

He will be greatly missed by all who were warmly welcomed at his home and many who benefited from his experiences. We would like to give special thanks to Dr. Luis M. Benavides and Nurses On Wheels.

The family will be receiving condolences on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 in the Angelus Chapel at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  A rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 from the funeral home to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Funeral Mass will begin at 9:00 am.  Interment will follow at the Veterans Sections in the Laredo City Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the United States Army Honor Guard and Laredo Veterans Honor Guard.

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

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Drive
Laredo, TX 78041

Rosary 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Time: 9:00 am

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church


1718 San Jorge
Laredo, Texas 78040

Funeral Mass

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024

City Cemetery


3200 N Meadow Ave
Laredo, Texas 78040


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Born: April 17, 1952
Died: May 23, 2024

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Krista Quintanilla posted on 6/7/24

I love you Dad 💗🌸🌸🌸


M Antonieta (Cisneros) Benavides posted on 5/29/24

To the Quintanilla Family We used to live 2 blocks away from the Quintanilla family house. I knew his sister Claudia n brother Jose while attending Bruni Elementary, Christen Jr High n Martin High School. My most sincere condolences and prayers during this difficult time of grief. 💐May the perpetual light shine upon and Rest In Peace Mr Quintanilla.💐 Sincerely, M Antonieta (Cisneros) Benavides


Thereza lira posted on 5/28/24

Dios está con ustedes Fortaleza y resignación mis más sentido pésame un abrazo muy fuerte y El Sr Javier vivirá en nuestros corazones Dios los bendiga 🙏🙏🙏


Renato Santos posted on 5/28/24

My deepest condolences to the Quintanilla family on your loss. Francisco and I started a friendship when we started first grade together at Bruni Elementary and we would share the memories of hanging out at Colonia Guadalupe area where I grew up in the 60s every time we ran into each other at the mall or at other events. May the good memories you shared with him help you through this difficult time. God bless you. Rest in peace my friend. Renato Santos


Amy Mata Martin posted on 5/27/24

To my Padrino. You will absolutely be missed. I will always remember our empowering, positive, and encouraging conversations. Love always, Amy Mata Martin


Charlie Ruiz posted on 5/27/24

In memory of Francisco Javier Quintanilla, Charlie Ruiz lit a candle


Charlie Ruiz posted on 5/27/24

My deepest condolences to Mrs Quintanilla and Family 🙏. Will be missed a very great friend Maybe he be is rest with the Lord in Heaven. Charlie Ruiz


Arturo and Emily Alva posted on 5/26/24

Tony our deepest Condolences to you and your children Hector and Krista. May GOD BLESS You all with Strength and Peace on the hardest days to come. Rest In Peace Amigo Quintanilla ✝️🛐 Forever Your Friends, Arturo and Emily Alva


Lourdes Villarreal posted on 5/26/24

Dear Tonie, we’re so sorry to hear about this sad news. May the Lord grant him the peace he deserves. No more pain, no more suffering! May he rest in peace! Our condolences to you and family. Sincerely, Jerry and Lulu Villarreal


Mia Quintanilla posted on 5/26/24

You had always been there for me and I love you so much, you took care of me all the time and I wish back then I told you more. Every waking moment, I cherished with you without realizing it. I slowly everyday since you’ve been gone go back and remember every memory and hold it close to my heart.


Krista Selena Quintanilla posted on 5/26/24

In memory of Francisco Javier Quintanilla, Krista Selena Quintanilla lit a candle


Krista Selena Quintanilla posted on 5/26/24

I love you Dad 💗🌸🙏🏽🌷🫀🧠🫁


Armando Sanchez posted on 5/25/24

Tony, my sincere condolences to you and your family. Francisco was a long time friend, may he rest in peace.