Leocadio Enrique “Henry” Aguilar, 84, entered the gates of Heaven on July 6, 2014. After a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia Disorder, he died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Mr. Aguilar was a retired partner with HEB. He dedicated 84 years of life to his family, work and church. Mr. Aguilar proudly served our country during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the San Luis Rey Church Santo Nombre and the San Martin de Porres Men’s Club and mass usher. His passion of sports as a player and a spectator will be carried on by his family in his memory. Henry, as he was affectionately known by many, was a man with a strong work ethic, who mentored many at his beloved HEB.
Left to cherish his memory are his children: Elsa A. (Roy D.) Tutt, Leo E. (Sara M.) Aguilar, Jr., Raquel (Gabriel Garza, Jr.) Aguilar, Imelda A. (Mario) Medina and Sandra A. Lambrecht, grandchildren: Alisa N. Tutt, Sara C. Tutt, Erika M. (Johnny ) Escamilla, Kimberlee G. (Andy) Martinez, Lorena Medina, Juan Antonio Medina, Heriberto Eloy Medina and Trey Henry Lambrecht, great- grandchildren: George S. Martinez and Johnny Escamilla, Jr, sisters: Elisa (Pedro) Palacios, Emma Spillane, Eva (Carlos) Gutierrez, Jr., Elvira Arredondo and Enriqueta (Lauro) Benavides, brother: José (Ana G.) Aguilar, sisters in law: Irma R. Aguilar, María de Jesús Alaniz, Rebecca Flores and Margarita Flores, brothers in law: Juan Antonio (Emma) Flores and Amador (Alicia R.) Flores, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Hermelinda F. Aguilar of 43 years of marriage, his parents: Enrique & Elvira R. Aguilar, In-laws: Jesus & Rebecca M. Flores, brother: Anselmo Aguilar, granddaughter: Melinda Garza, brother in laws: John David Spillane, Cruz Arredondo, Ramiro Cavazos, Santiago Guevarra, Roberto Alaniz, Jr., Jorge C. Flores, sister in laws: Lilia F. Cavazos and Esther F. Guevarra.
The family received relatives and friends Monday, July 7, 2014, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services from 5:00pm to 9:00pm where a rosary was recited at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 9:30 am. Interment will then follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Juan Antonio Medina, Heriberto Eloy Medina, Trey Henry Lambrecht, Carlos Gutierrez, III, Luis A. Palacios, Andy Martinez, Margarito Benavides, Jr. and Evan Ramirez. Honorary Pallbearers will be the HEB Senior Partners/Laredo Chapter. Full military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 59.
Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas, (956)723-3611. For your convenience you may sign the guest book or leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com.
Date: Monday, July 7, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rosary at 7:00 pm
Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Time: 9:30 am
Funeral mass will be at 9:30 am