Francisco R. Ledesma Mr. Francisco R. Ledesma, 82, was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 in Laredo, Texas. Mr. Ledesma was a strong hardworking man who always strived for greatness. A man full of wisdom with an answer for any situation. His ability to tell a joke was captivating. He gave his life to the Lord 15 years ago and was a devoted member of the Dunamis Ministries Church. He will be greatly missed by all of his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr. Ledesma is preceded in death by his parents, Jesus Ledesma and Celia Gonzalez; daughter, Maria de Jesus Ledesma; granddaughter, Monique Ledesma; and two sisters and brother, Elena Ledesma, Marta Rangel, and Alfredo Ledesma. He is survived by his wife, Ramona Tovias Ledesma; children, Ana Maria Hernandez, Rene Ledesma, Juan Jesus (Guillermina) Ledesma, Celia (Francisco) Escamilla, Maria Guadalupe Ledesma, Maria Isabel (Jesus) Vasquez; brother, Eduardo Ledesma; sisters, Maria Luisa Esparza and Elsa Ledesma. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. A prayer service will be recited on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hillside Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A chapel service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Hillside Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at the family plot of the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Francisco Escamilla Jr., Juan Luis Hernandez Jr., Jose Gabriel Escamilla, Juan Jesus Ledesma Jr., Arturo Ledesma, Francisco Rene Ledesma, Felix A. Escamilla, Jesus M. Vasquez III, and Ismael Soto III If you would like to sign the guestbook or send private condolences, you may do so at www.hillsidefuneral.com Arrangements are under the direction of Hillside Funeral Home, 310 Hillside Road.