Richard 'Rico' DeLeon
Born on Sept. 24, 1996
RICHARD "RICO" DELEON
VICTORIA - Richard "Rico" DeLeon, 17, of Victoria, passed away on November 28, 2013. He was born on September 24, 1996 in Victoria to Jose Mario DeLeon II and Sandra DeLeon Ramirez. He attended Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and was a student at Victoria East High School.
He is survived by his mother; step-father, Joe Ramirez of Victoria; sisters, Janie Marie Clay of Bloomington, Ruby DeLeon of Houston; half-sisters, Fransica DeLeon of Victoria, Christina DeLeon of Charlotte, N.C.; brothers, Lauro Martinez and Horacio Martinez, both of Spartanburg, S.C.; half-brothers, Alex DeLeon of Victoria, Jose Mario DeLeon III of Victoria, Jose DeLeon of Charlotte, N.C., David DeLeon of Charlotte N.C.; and step-brother, Eric Ramirez of Bay City.
He is preceded in death by his father; Eufemia Rodriguez; and baby nephew Jimmy Ray Rivera.
Visitation will begin at 3 PM on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, followed by a Rosary at 7 PM at Artero Memorial Chapels. Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at 9 AM at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church with burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Alfredo DeLeon, Ray Junior Rivera, Bryan Clay, Robert DeLeon, Alex DeLeon, and Jose Mario DeLeon III.
Under the direction of Artero Memorial Chapels.