Fernando Valdez, 66, passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020 in Laredo, Texas.
He is preceded in death by his father, Jesus T. Valdez, mother, Josefa Valdez, brother, Jesus R. Valdez.
Left to cherish his memory is the mother of his children, Margarita Jimenez; children, Luciana (Scott) Piper, Fernando Valdez Jr., Melina Valdez (Christopher Brown), Paul (Christina) Valdez; 12 grandchildren; siblings, Irma (Sergio) Gallegos, San Juana (+Jose Luis) Ramirez, Rosa (+Juan Antonio) Oliva, Gerardo (Sabina) Valdez, Juan Valdez (Maria Barron), Julio (Ana) Valdez, Alberto (Narcedalia) Valdez, Maribel (Argelio) Cruz, numerous other family and friends.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Gamez & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.
Cremation will be held at a later date.
In accordance with city ordinance, the number of visitors will be limited to 50 percent occupancy capacity. Please feel free to wait in your vehicle for a turn if the funeral home reaches capacity. All visitors must wear a face mask before entering the building and use hand sanitizer provided upon entry. Visitors must provide their own face covering. Anyone that is knowingly sick or has upper respiratory illness is asked to stay home and may be denied entry.