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Ricardo "Rick" I. Pineda

August 14, 1978 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 42)

Obituary

PLEASE PRACTICE STRICT SOCIAL DISTANCING AND REFRAIN FROM SHAKING HANDS, HUGGING OR MAKING PHYSICAL CONTACT WITH MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY AND OTHER VISITORS. MEMBERS OF THE SAME HOUSEHOLD ARE PERMITTED TO SIT TOGETHER IN THE SAME PEW, OTHERWISE PLEASE MAINTAIN 6FT MINIMUM DISTANCE. 

Ricardo "Rick" I. Pineda, 42, was called by the Lord on March 26, 2021.

Rick was a great and wonderful husband. Having once dressed up as a pink unicorn for his daughter’s birthday, he was an awesome father to both his children whom he adored. Rick took great pleasure in listening to rock music and playing his guitar. He also greatly enjoyed painting and drawing and recently had even taken interest in cooking and plants. Always laughing and making others laugh, he had a truly happy go lucky spirit and was just overall a hilarious guy who loved playing video games. Rick was a Renaissance man.  

He was preceded in death by his father, Ricardo Pineda, mother-in-law, Raquel Contreras, great-grandmother, Lucila Cruias & grandparents, Jesus & Rebecca Pineda.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Jessica Contreras Pineda, son, Jacob Pineda, daughter, Natalie Pineda, parents, Susan & Jeff Shawgo, siblings: Jeffrey Shawgo, Jennifer Shawgo, Leslie (Mike) Martinez & Mike Pineda, father-in-law, Jesus Contreras, brothers -in-law: Johnny (Breanne) Contreras & Steven Contreras, his beloved dog, Cheddar, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Gamez and Sons Funeral Home & Cremation Services where a rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m. 

A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church where a funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Funeral home doors will open at 7:00 a.m. Procession departs at 10:30 a.m.

Interment of ashes will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021  at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Please feel free to call the funeral home for further information.

Funeral services are under the arrangement of Gamez & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, 1029 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, Texas 78043. Please feel free to leave your condolences on our website at Gamez & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 6, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gamez & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services
1029 Bob Bullock Loop
Laredo, TX 78043

Video is available for this event


Recitation of the Rosary
Tuesday
April 6, 2021

7:00 PM
Gamez & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services
1029 Bob Bullock Loop
Laredo, TX 78043

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
April 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
1602 Garcia St
Laredo, TX 78040

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