CONFIRMED: Elmo DeLeon, Veteran US Marine Corps Reserve, (176-21) 1 Sep 21

September 1, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
108 S Washington Dr
Devine, TX 78016
CONFIRMED: Elmo DeLeon, Veteran US Marine Corps Reserve, (176-21) 1 Sep 21 @ St. Joseph's Catholic Church | Devine | Texas | United States


The family of Mr. Elmo DeLeon, a US Marine Corps Reserve Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.

Elmo “Pancho” DeLeon 75 of San Antonio passed away Monday August 23, 2021 in San Antonio Tx.

Elmo is preceded in death by his wife, Isabel C. Aguilar DeLeon, parents Bernardino H. DeLeon, Mercedes Cervantes DeLeon, brother, Avelino DeLeon grandson, Elmo DeLeon I, brother-n- law, David Urrea and sister-n-law, Anita DeLeon.

Elmo is survived by children: Faustina Velasquez husband Victor of Crystal City, Diane Sauceda Fuentes of Jourdanton, Delores Rolek and husband Ronald Barton of San Antonio, Jesse Ray Zepeda of Jourdanton, Nolan James Zepeda wife Tenika of San Antonio, Cecilia Hernandez and husband Jose of Killeen, siblings; Mary Helen Urrea, Gustavo Deleon wife Elizabeth, Grandchildren; Isabella Gamez fiancé Gustavo Saucedo, Cameron Gamez wife Samantha, Savanah Gamez, Stephanie Gamez, Justin Gamez, Antonio Fuentes Jr. wife Nancy, Ashley Fuentes Ceballos husband Dylan, Amber Fuentes, Andrew Fuentes, Steven Rolek, Martin DeLeon, Jesse Ray Zepeda Jr., Simona Sherra Zepeda, Alicia Brister, Jacob Brister, Yazmin Hernandez, Eric Hernandez, Sean Patrick James Zepeda, Bailey Nikole Zepeda, Averee Paige Zepeda, Aubrie Bliss Zepeda, Bradyn Asher Zepeda, Jarvion Tristan Price, great grandchildren; Zachariah Adien DeLeon, Isabel R. DeLeon, Yazmine I. DeLeon, Julianne C. DeLeon, Ezra J. DeLeon, Jayden Zepeda, Gabriella Zepeda, Emmanuel Yanes, Nyomi Fuentes, Antonio Ramon Fuentes and Nayeli Fuentes.

Family is requesting a mask be worn to attend all funeral services.

WEATHER: Hi 95 / Lo 75, 0% Chance of Rain, 90% Humidity, Wind: 3 mph ESE

REQUESTOR: Melissa Gonzalez, Family SPOX


STAGING: 9:00 am, Wednesday, September 1, 2021

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

108 S. Washington Dr.
Devine, Texas 78016


BRIEFING: 9:15 am


SERVICE: 10:00 am

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

108 S. Washington Dr.
Devine, Texas 78016


KSU: 11:00 am (Semper Gumby)


INTERMENT: Following the Church Service

Sotelo Cemetery

473 Corgey Road

Pleasanton, Texas 78064


RC: Kurt “Goose” Goslin


FC: Alice “Cake Lady” Wagener


1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.
2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.
3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!
4. Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are in attendance.
5. If riding/driving a motorcycle on Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which is located within a Military Installation, you will need to wear closed toe shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, DOT approved helmet, eye protection, long pants, and boots/shoes that cover the ankle.

***Safety Notice***

Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below. Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards. Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.

Funeral Processions/Escorts

EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.
At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way. Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.
If you choose to fly a Flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.

Warm Regards,

Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Dignity, Honor, Respect
Cell: 562-413-2223

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Will Rogers