Bobby Leal, 60, of Socorro, Texas, died after an unexpected illness on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 in El Paso, Texas. He was a dedicated husband and father.

Bobby is survived by his wife of 44 years, Grace, son Candelario (Kane) E. Leal of Cypress, Texas and daughter Carissa Maria (Casey) Donahue of Cypress, Texas, son-in-law Bret Donahue, daughter-in-law Elizabeth Cougil Leal, and grandson Ezekiel Edward (Zeke) Leal. Bobby is also survived by his mother Margarita (Margie) Leal, brother Jorge Ray Leal (Carlene) from Alvin, Texas and sisters Lori Ann Gonzales (Joe), and Linda McAllister of Orange Grove, Texas, his mother-in-law Blasa G. Espinoza formerly from Orange Grove, brother in law Ramon Espinoza Jr. (Rose), sister-in-law’s Rachel Espinoza, Irma Uridializ (Donny), Elena (Helen) Paiz of Big Springs and further survived by his nieces, nephews, and loving family members and friends.

Preceded in death by his father Candelario N. Leal, grandparents Ricardo and Justa Leal of Sandia and Federico and Petra Ganceres of Mathis and family members Ramón Espinoza Sr., Ramiro Espinoza, Rey Rodriguez and Rito Cisneros.

Memorial Mass will be held in Orange Grove, Texas on Saturday February 27, 2016 at 11 a.m. St John of the Cross Catholic Church 200 S Metz St, Orange Grove, TX 78372