He was a rancher and longtime resident of George West.
He was born December 28, 1931 to Jose Valadez and Maria Escarzega.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Consuelo; brother Santos and sister Maria Grimaldo.
He is survived by his children, Amado Valadez of George West, Armando (Isla) Valadez of Columbia, Mississippi; Arturo Valadez of George West; Elia Rodriguez of George West; Juan Valadez, Jr. of Victoria, Connie Benitez of Houston and Alfredo Valadez of Clear Lake, along with 16 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
There are no services scheduled at this time.
Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers.