Hillier Funeral Home and cremation in Bryan and College Station TX

Edward Velasco

November 7, 1956 ~ June 14, 2019 (age 62)
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Edward Velasco passed away on June 14,2019, at the age of 62.

Edward was born November 7,1956 in Bryan to Ruben and Susie Velasco. Growing up with his siblings Diane, Gary, and Cindy. His interests were playing baseball and going bowling. He graduated from A&M Consolidated High School.

Edward then met his wife Sally at a baseball game and the two instantly had a connection. They then married in 1979. During their marriage, They had three kids, Wendy, Ramoncita, and Edward Jr. They were his pride and joy. Holidays, especially Christmas a kind Thanksgiving were extremely important to him. Not only because of his kids, but also his grandkids, who he loved and adored so much. He was extremely proud of them all.

Eddie decided he wanted to work for himself. Thus, Eddies Taxi service was born. Over 35 years his goal was to make sure people got home safety. His customers meant everything to him and over time developed friendships with so many people from all over. In his spare times, he enjoyed dining out, going to BINGO, going to Aggie baseball games with his son, and catching up with his friends. His main hobby was his passionate love of bowling. He joined leagues in the B/CS area and because of that got to travel all over the United States and play with other guys all over.

Edward leaves Behind his loving wife of 39 years Sally Velasco of Bryan, his mother Susie Velasco of Bryan, his sister Diane Rodriguez of Bryan, Brother Gary Velasco of Bryan. His daughters Wendy Sanchez of Bryan, Romancita Torres of Houston, son Edward (EJ) Velasco Jr of Bryan, sons in law Paul Sanchez of Bryan and Tommy Torres of Houston,and his 8 grandchildren. Alyssa Mur Of Bryan, Joshua, Nick, Calvin (CJ), Jon, Eli, PJ and Lyiah. He was proceeded by the death by his father Ruben Velasco and his sister Cindy Elias

To honor Edward's life, his family has planned a celebration gathering on Friday June 21, 2019 at Hillier Funeral Home of Bryan from 5-9pm, with a Catholic Vigil, Rosary and Memory Sharing from 6:30-8pm.

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association National Center
7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas TX 75231
Tel: 8002428721
Web: https://www.heart.org/en/get-involved/ways-to-give

National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street, New York NY 10016
Tel: 8006229010
Web: https://www.kidney.org/support?sidebar=donatenowbutton

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