Richard Valadez

February 23, 1967 - September 28, 2014
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Richard Valadez, 47, born in La Mesa, Texas, on February 23, 1967 was called by our Lord on September 28, 2014.  Richard was a loving husband, son, father, brother and grandfather.

He loved his family and had a great sense of humor, had a passion for life and a generous heart. Richard was a dedicated peace officer, a Deputy for Webb County from 2007 to 2014 who took great pride in serving our community.  During his profession, he was highly respected and had many achievements.  He was a Member of the Texas Gang Investigators Association, Member of the Texas Narcotics Officers Association and Member of the Texas Constable’s and Justice of the Peace Association.  Richard also was certified as a Basic TCOLE Instructor and as a Mental Health Officer Crisis Intervention Training.

He is preceded in death by his father: Rudolph Valadez and brothers: Jesus Valadez and Edward Valadez.

Left to honor and cherish his memory is his beloved wife: Cynthia L. Valadez, children: Ramiro Medellin, Carlos Medellin, Alyssa Medellin, Agustin (Amanda) Elizondo, David (Josie) Elizondo, Ricardo Valadez and Stephanie (Eddie Cavazos) Valadez, mother: Catalina Valadez, sisters: Guadalupe (Gilbert) Guerrero, Victoria Mejia, Roxanna Mejia, Santa (Benjamin) Lopez and Valerie (Antonio) Morales, grandchildren: Adrian Elizondo, Ricardo Valadez and David Jacob Elizondo, nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous friends.

The family will be receiving guests Friday, October 3, 2014 from 5pm to 9pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services where Law Enforcement Honors will be rendered at 6pm and a holy rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm.

Funeral service arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Drive, Laredo, TX 78041. For more information please call us at (956)723-3611.  For your convenience you may sign the guestbook or leave your condolences to the family online @

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, October 3, 2014

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Law Enforcement Honors at 6pm and Rosary at 7pm

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Cremation Associates of Laredo


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: February 23, 1967
Died: September 28, 2014

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Deputy Susan Trevino BCSO posted on 10/3/14

My condolences to the blood family as well as to the family of blue. May The Lord give you the sterength to get thru this very difficult time. Richard, my brother in blue, you will truly be missed by both of your families, your tour of duty is over, job well done, we will take it from here. Rest in peace my brother in blue.


Lupe Jaso posted on 10/3/14

To our Valadez family, just a short time to spend with our cousin Richard, however he is forever in our hearts. God bless his entire family and peace be upon you. Our love always.