HECTOR Z. BALLADARES
September 2, 1939 – July 11, 2021
Hector Z. Balladares, 81, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021 surrounded by his loving family, at his home in San Antonio, Texas after a lengthy illness. He was born in Laredo, Texas on September 2, 1939. He graduated from Martin High School in 1958 where he was a prominent member of the basketball team. He worked for North American Van Lines and at Cotulla Restaurant with the Sanchez Family. Tito enjoyed spending time at Mall del Norte with his family, and watching his favorite sports at local restaurants where he came to be beloved by their staff for his kindness and generosity towards everyone he encountered.
He was preceded in death by his father, Victor Balladares Sr.; his mother, Rosenda Z. Balladares; his brother, Victor Balladares Jr.; his nephew, Victor Manuel Balladares; his son-in-law, Toribio J Saucedo; and his former wife, Gloria (Garza) Farias.
Left to cherish his memory is his only daughter, Mrs. Patricia († Toribio) Saucedo; his grandchildren, Charles (Vero), Kristine and Santiago; and his great-grandchildren, Katie and Lauren. He is also survived by his late brother’s children who reside is San Diego, California, Carmen Cecilia, Hector Ricardo, and Eduardo Ernesto and their children.
At Mr. Balladares request, no funeral services will be held.
You may express your condolences, share your favorite memories, and sign the guestbook online at: www.joejacksonfuneralchapels.com .
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of the funeral service professionals at Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapels & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, Texas 78041; (956)722-8850.