ZAPATA, TEXAS—James Edward “Eddie” Bravo, good lifelong citizen out-of Zapata, Texas, however, are already located in Laredo, died peacefully to your arms of your enjoying Lord on the . He had been created toward July twenty five, 1921, within the Edinburg, Texas, and you may finished away from McAllen Highschool.
After three decades running a business, Eddie retired in the 1983
He or she is preceded for the death from the their spouse, Ana Maria Casso Bravo; their moms and dads, Zapata State Judge Manuel B. Bravo and you may Josefa Villarreal Bravo; an aunt, Aurora Bravo Cabello; a grandchild, Melissa Ann Espinoza Rocha, a good-grandchild, Allysia Lynn Solano; a man-in-law, Hector Yards. Medina, and a cousin-in-law, Virginia Rose Bravo.
Eddie was live by the a couple sons, James Edward Espinoza regarding Austin and you may J. Edward (Martha) Bravo off Laredo; several daughters, Gloria Alicia Medina regarding Laredo and you may JoEmma (Gilbert) Quezada from San Antonio; and you can grandkids: James Edward Valdez, Michael Anthony Valdez off San Antonio; James Vidal Espinoza and you will James Edward Espinoza, Michele Espinoza of Austin; Hector Manuel (Patty) Medina, Debbie (Victor)Garcia, Ana Maria Medina, George (Laila) Medina regarding Laredo; Monica (Rick) Solano out-of Seguin; JoAnn (Jorge Abel) Garcia out of San Antonio; David Medina of Laredo; Lyanna (Dustin) Traylen away from Montreal, Canada; Dinorah (parece Edward Bravo, III away from Laredo; and various higher-grandchildren; as well as 2 brothers, Joseph Adolph Bravo from Monahans and Manuel B. Bravo, Jr. (Olivia Olga) regarding Laredo; one to cousin, Virginia Ellen Bravo Lopez regarding McAllen and also by of several nephews, nieces, and relatives.
Eddie offered their country throughout WWII because of the enlisting throughout the U.S. Armed forces Air Push in July 1940, and is honorably discharged as a staff sergeant during the November 1945. The guy received of a lot commendations to possess his advanced overall performance on the maintenance and you will inspection away from aircrafts. After the conflict, the guy supported on the U.S. Heavens Force Reserves Corp out of November 1945 in order to October 1948. As he are helping the latest Texas Petroleum Business from inside the Escobas, Colorado, he partnered Ana Maria. Eddie first started their illustrious profession since the a successful business entrepreneur into the 1945 during the a home with his father and you will more youthful sister Joe in the sitio web de citas ets a strong titled Bravo, Bravo Bravo. 2 years later, the three of them was in fact region people who own Zapata Motors and Zapata Replace.
Out-of 1947 so you can 1949, Mr. Bravo worked for this new You.S. Service off Farming when you look at the Mexico on You. The guy supported because a region Standard Paymaster, right after which because the an administrative Assistant in which the guy watched new paymasters allotted to his region and you can aided throughout the thinking of your own area finances. Through to his return to Zapata, the guy manage a packing forgotten having delivery tomatoes and you can onions, and you can bought the fresh Farmers Grocery, a feed store where he offered fertilizer and you will pesticides. The coming year the guy along with his father launched the newest Delma ranch where he exchanged farm products. Into January 23, 1953, Eddie started the fresh River Also provide Store in conjunction with the Lake Construction Organization when you look at the Zapata and soon after additional the brand new West Vehicle business. He was involved with two most other local entrepreneurs on providers of one’s Basic National Financial out of Zapata in the 1962. He turned into a rent shareholder, vice-president, president, and later as the a member of brand new Panel away from Administrators until their resignation inside 1979. He was one of the first three organizers of your own IBC financial during the Zapata and get offered just like the a member of this new Panel out of Directors back in 1984. In 1992, he was entitled chairman of your board of your IBC financial up to 2009. He was along with a constitution associate and you will prior chairman of Zapata Lions Pub; an old person in the fresh Knights from Columbus; a rent member and about three title president of your Zapata Weapon Club; a lifelong member of the Federal Rifle Organization; a former president of your Zapata County Democratic Team to possess ten years; a member of the latest American Legion because the 1947; a past member of this new Zapata County Chamber of Commerce; and a member of the fresh new Elks Resorts. A devoted player, Eddie are crucial on development of Zapatas Los Ebanos Golf Course, and you can served once the a charter associate, as the a screen member, and director of Zapata Tennis Relationship. He had been in addition to a keen ardent and enthusiastic outdoorsman that has good loving passion for bing search and you can angling.
His family is actually deeply pleased and you may fortunate for got including a wonderful and you can loving dad, pops, and a-dad, mate, and you will buddy. Eddie stayed an entire and you will enjoyable existence. Their presence in our lives might be dearly missed by the their family and friends and all exactly who realized him, however, their charismatic laugh, appeal, humor, love of life, friendliness and you can gusto for lifetime commonly permanently reside in new hearts of those whose lifetime he handled.
We would along with need share our very own appreciation so you can Dr. Milton Haber and also to the teams at the Laredo Medical Rehab Center and the Laredo Expertise Hospital.
Visitation hours were held into Tuesday, , off six p.meters. in order to nine p.m. with an effective rosary on seven p.yards. at Rose Garden Funeral service Domestic.
The brand new funeral service parade departed for the Tuesday, , at 9:31 a great.meters. to have good ten a beneficial.meters. funeral service Bulk from the Our very own Girls off Lourdes Catholic Chapel.
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Burial services then followed at the Zapata County Cemetery, along with full Army Celebrates because of the American Legion Blog post 486 Color Protect.
Funeral plans have been underneath the recommendations away from Flower Lawn Funeral Household Daniel A great. Gonzalez, Funeral service Director, 2102 N. All of us HWY 83 Zapata, Tx.
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