Ygnacio DeLeon Jr., 65, of Rhome died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
Ygnacio was born Feb. 12, 1948, in Lamesa.
Junior, as he was known to family and friends, was a caring man. He loved his family and would do anything for them. He grew up on and around a farm, and he loved working with farm equipment. He was a hardworking person who believed in helping others. He will be greatly missed.
Ygnacio was preceded in death by his mother, Jacinta Urrabazo DeLeon; father Ygnacio DeLeon Sr.; and sisters Oralia Lopez and Elvira Rodriguez.
He is survived by his son, Jon Paul DeLeon and wife, Christina and grandchildren Alexis and Marc, all of Rhome; siblings Elisa Zaragoza (Francisco) of San Jacinto, Calif., Eloisa Martinez (Martin) of Brownfield, Eliseo DeLeon (Consuelo) of Fort Worth, Victoria Leija (Juan) of Brownfield, Grabilla Leija of Brownfield, Valentine DeLeon of Roanoke and Rosendo DeLeon (Rosalinda) of San Antonio; and 51 nieces and nephews.