Mr. Valdez was born in Beeville on March 11, 1921, to Manuel Valdez and Celia (Beltran) Valdez. He retired from the City of Beeville after 38 years of service. He was a veteran of WWII.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Manuel and Celia Valdez; and his wife, Adela Valdez.
Survivors include one son, Guadalupe Valdez Jr. of Beeville; two sisters, Aurora Martinez and Juanita Alvarado, both of Beeville; two brothers, Andres Alvarado III and Gilbert Alvarado, both of Beeville; five grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at Treviño Funeral Home.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with Father Richard Gonzales officiating. Burial with full military honors followed at Our Lady of Victory Cemetery No. 2.
Pallbearers were Oscar Garcia, Manuel Garcia, Larry Hernandez, Leo Cantu, Ruben Montez and Margarito Hernandez.