Obituaries

Victoria mayor dies of heart attack Friday

Mayor Rawley McCoy has passed away

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Mayor Rawley McCoy died of a heart attack Friday evening. "It is with profound sadness and grief that we confirm that Mayor Rawley McCoy passed away unexpectedly yesterday evening," wrote Ashley Strevel, City of Victoria communications…

Larry Flynt has died at the age of 78

Larry Flynt died of heart failure Wednesday

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Larry Flynt, who turned Hustler magazine into an adult entertainment empire while championing First Amendment rights, has died at age 78. His nephew, Jimmy Flynt Jr., told The Associated Press that Flynt died Wednesday of heart…

Mrs. Avery's funeral services information

The funeral services honoring Mrs. Avery's life will take place on Feb. 12 and 13.

VICTORIA, Texas - Mrs. Sandra Avery passed away at Citizen's Medical Center from internal infections on Saturday, Jan. 30. She was important to the community because of her big heart, love for children, and dedication in assuring everyone had access to…

Hank Aaron, baseball legend and former home run king, dies at 86

The Hall of Famer and one-time home run king passed away on Friday

Originally Published: 22 JAN 21 11:21 ET Updated: 22 JAN 21 11:27 ET By Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN) -- Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron, the Baseball Hall of Famer who broke Babe Ruth's all-time home run record and lived a life…

Juanita Garza

VICTORIA, Texas — Juanita Garza, 70 of Victoria, lovingly known to most as “MoMo”, passed from this life surrounded by her loving family, Friday, January 8, 2021. Family and friends will gather for visitation Wednesday, January 13th from 6:00 p.m.…

Frances Muir

Frances Muir of Houston, was born on December 19, 1940 to Daniel and Juana Martinez. She passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021. She is survived by her  husband, William Muir of Houston,  her sisters, Maria Dikanoski and Beatrice Ochoa, her…

Celebrating the life of Deputy Dakota Moreno

The community is still celebrating the life of Deputy Dakota Moreno, even weeks after he passed away from a motorcycle accident.

VICTORIA, Texas - Dakota Joseph Moreno was born in Nevada, he graduated from high school in Texas, where he enjoyed paying many sports. One of his greatest…

David Lander, 'Squiggy' on 'Laverne & Shirley,' dies at 73

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor David L. Lander, best known for playing Squiggy on the popular ABC comedy “Laverne & Shirley,” has died after a decades-long long battle with multiple sclerosis. His wife says Lander died Friday at the age…

Richard Rodriguez Mendoza

Richard Rodriguez Mendoza of Wesley Chapel, FL passed away November 18, 2020 at the age of 87. Richard was born in Houston, TX, and moved to Florida in 2001. Richard was a man of great faith in Jesus. He was…

Kenneth Dale McCleskey

Kenneth Dale McCleskey, 91, of Sherman, Texas, passed away peacefully on November 20th, 2020

Kenneth Dale McCleskey, 91, of Sherman, Texas, passed away peacefully on November 20th, 2020, from complications related to COPD and IPF. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman, Texas.  The memorial service celebrating his life was…

Former St. Joe Flyer dies to COVID-19

Jacobs was All-State for the Flyers his senior season in 1987

VICTORIA, Texas --- Glenn Jacobs, a former All-State baseball pitcher at St. Joseph, passed away early Tuesday morning of COVID-19 at the age of 51. Jacobs was told just last Thursday at his home in  Branson, Missouri, that he had…

Funeral planned for murder victim AquCraigis Watson

Services planned for 32-year-old man killed Tuesday night

VICTORIA, Texas - AquCraigis Watson went by Craig. He had three of his own children and was helping care for five step-children. Tuesday night he was shot and killed near Airline and Laurent. Watson had just completed barber school and…

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Originally Published: 18 SEP 20 19:34 ET Updated: 18 SEP 20 19:40 ET By Joan Biskupic and Ariane de Vogue, CNN (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87. Ginsburg was…

Actor Chadwick Boseman has died at the age of 43

Remembering Chadwick Boseman

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel movies, has died of cancer. His representative says Boseman died Friday in Los…

Former Cuero football head coach dies at age 90

Sunday morning former Cuero football coach passed away. William "Buster" Gilbreth was 90 years old.

CUERO, Texas - Sunday morning former Cuero football coach passed away. William "Buster" Gilbreth was 90 years old. From 1969 to 1979 Gilbreth served as the head coach of the Gobblers appearing in 9 playoffs. He led his teams to…

Rev. John Carmona passes away from COVID-19

The pastor lived for 82 years

VICTORIA, Texas- Rev. John Carmona has been the pastor of Jerusalem Family Praise Center in Victoria, Texas for the last 37 years, (since 1983). He began to feel ill the first week of July, but tested negative for COVID-19.…

Remembering Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin has passed away at the age of 88

NEW YORK (AP) - Legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88. The genial host shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show…

Lupe Cuellar Hernandez

Lupe Cuellar Hernandez, age 83 from Victoria passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020

Lupe Cuellar Hernandez, age 83 from Victoria passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020. He was born July 10, 1937 in Placedo to the late Narciso and Juanita Cuellar Hernandez. He is survived by daughter Ester Hernandez of Victoria, sons Hector…

Carl Reiner passes away at 98

Comedy legend dead at 98

NEW YORK (AP) - Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight…

Remembering Emmy Saenz

#EmmyStrong

VICTORIA, Texas- Newscenter 25 is saddened to announce that Emmy Saenz passed away Thursday afternoon on her 21st birthday. She was surrounded by family.  Newscenter 25s Bria…