Toby Ledezma passed away earlier this week. He is the father of Rey Ledezma who is on staff in the library.
Here are the details about the services:
Amarillo- Teodulo “Toby” Ledezma, 80, formerly of Merkel, died Sunday, October 13, 2013 in Amarillo at his home. A rosary will be said 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 16th at Starbuck Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services are 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Rose Hill Cemetery with Reverend Terry Brenon officiating.
Toby was born February 17, 1933 in El Refugio, Mexico to Cecelia (Reyes) and Jose Acadio Ledezma. He married Maria Cruz in 1973 in El Refugio. She preceded him in death April 25, 2009. Toby was a member of Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church. He farmed and ranched for the Riney and Seymore families for over thirty years. He was a hard worker and instilled good work ethics in his children all of whom attended college. Toby enjoyed working in his yard and making crafts.
Survivors include five children, Lupe Campoz of Abilene, Rossy Lara and husband Gerardo of Abilene, Oscar Ledezma and wife Sonnie of Hamlin, John Ledezma and wife Christa Pierce of Amarillo and Reynaldo “Rey” Ledezma of Abilene; seven grandchildren, Isa Cruz Campoz, Mario Cruz Lara and Gerardo Lara Jr. all of Abilene, Charlieangel Jo Ledezma, Kodi and Kori Palmer and Norella Hanson all of Hamlin; one great grandchild, Zechariah Daniel Hanson and one on the way; and several siblings in Mexico.
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 7:00 PM at Starbuck Funeral Home Chapel
Grave Side Service
Thursday October 17, 2013, 10:00 AM at Rose Hill Cemetery
1264 Mimosa Dr.
Abilene, TX 79603