Raymond DeLeon, 78, of Lubbock, Texas went to be with his Lord and Savior March 03, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Raymond was born August 17, 1943 in San Antonio, Texas to the late Gil and Fabiana DeLeon. Raymond married Susan Johnson on December 31st, 1999. He worked as a machinist for 20+ years. He was very well known by the community for his contribution to coaching and umpiring for many baseball teams. He was loved by many and also known as chicken man.
Raymond was proceeded in death by his brothers Pedro and Jesus DeLeon, his sisters Fransisca Garcia and Grace DeLeon, his sons Raymond DeLeon Jr. and Reynaldo DeLeon.
Raymond is survived by his wife Susan DeLeon; stepson, Jamie Quintana (Beatrice); sons Gill Ramon and Christopher DeLeon; brothers, Gil DeLeon Jr. and Jose DeLeon; sisters, Rosa Esparza , Minnie DeLeon (Arturo) and Janie Aguilar; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 1pm to 8pm Wednesday, March 9 , 2022 with family receiving at 5pm to 7pm at Combest Family Memorial Chapel. A celebration of life service will be held at 10am on Thursday, March 10, 2022 with final rites and interment to follow at City Of Lubbock Cemetery under the personal care and direction of Combest Family Funeral Home.