Valdez, Carlos

Carlos "Tiger" R. Valdez

February 29, 1972 - December 1, 2019

Carlos “Tiger” R. Valdez of McKinney, Texas passed away on December 1, 2019 at the age of 47. He was born on February 29, 1972 to Andres Morales and Maria Soledad (Martinez) Valdez in Weslaco, Texas. Carlos came to McKinney as a child and loved socializing with friends and family. He met his wife, Melissa Villanueva DeLeon in junior high and started dating in high school. Carlos did whatever he could to make people enjoy their time with him. He especially enjoyed spending time with his brothers and he was truly thankful for his sisters always trying to take care of him. Carlos loved collecting trinkets and antiques. He always thought of others and how they would enjoy the things he would find. Carlos enjoyed listening and jamming to rock n’ roll music. He always had Ozzy Ozborne blaring so his family and neighbors could enjoy it. Carlos was a very fashionable man, from his “low rider hats” to his collection of jewelry, he enjoyed looking his best.

He is survived by his wife, Melissa DeLeon of McKinney, Texas; daughters, Angelica Maria Valdez of McKinney, Texas, Jennifer Eva Valdez of McKinney, Texas, and Joni Martinez of Blue Ridge, Texas; granddaughters, Mia, Aaliyah, and Mariah; brothers, Andres Valdez, Jr. of Melissa, Texas, Juan Valdez of Visilia, California, Eulogio Valdez of McKinney, Texas, and Roberto Valdez of McKinney, Texas; sisters, Francisca Rivera of Melissa, Texas, Leticia Diaz of Fairview, Texas, Maria Tinajero of McKinney, Texas, Vincenta Gonzales of Melissa, Texas, Soledad Batres of Sherman, Texas, Magnalena Valdez of McKinney, Texas, and Ofelia Valdez of Donna, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Carlos was preceded in death by his parents, Andres and Maria Soledad Valdez.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 6, 2019 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Thursday evening from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a rosary service starting at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Tía Melissa, Angelica, Jennifer, and Joni. I’m so sorry. My Tio tiger was the best. He was always doing something funny. My mama and Tio Juan took a picture and there was Tio Carlos... laughing at my Tio and my grandma Fransica taking a picture. RIP Tio.
clarisa marie guzman, March 23, 2020 Low Man, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Stephanie, December 6, 2019 Melissa , Angelica and Jennifer, I was truly saddened to hear from you that Carlos had passed from this life. I know he is deeply loved and will be greatly missed by all of y’all. I pray that God will bless each of you with the sweetest memories of him and give you strength and courage as your heart grieves. Much love and prayers to you all! Love, Misty He will cover you with his feathers and under his wings you will find refuge. Psalm 91:4 Misty Moore, December 6, 2019 Tiger was my brother in law. Love him like a brother and was always there for my kids Panfie and Amy. Rest In Peace Tiger. You're not gone just traded your body to a Free Spirit. Go with Peace and walk with God.
Alicia, December 4, 2019 Condolences to the family. Rita Mendoza Randall, December 4, 2019 I remember him always smiling, RIP primo. Until we meet again.
Mary Gomez-Garcia, December 4, 2019 I remember him always smiling back when we were young. Having a good time never had an enemy.
Gabriel Ramirez, December 3, 2019 Want to say I'm sorry for your loss to the Valdez family. My heart goes out to family will be praying for each and everyone. Tiger was a good friend to our family and a good friend to my pop... from the Familia Escamilla, Hector and Savannah Escamilla.
Casper Escamilla , December 3, 2019 You were a great friend and a father. God rest your soul Tío Tiger. We’ll meet again someday.
Carlos A Nevarez, December 3, 2019 Tío, You were one of the coolest - funny and out going. I will always have your words that you told me last year. I Love you.
Amy McLeod, December 3, 2019 Words cannot express on how I feel right now. My hearts is torn and broken. My bro always protected me and provided me guidance when I needed it. He will always live in my heart and I will always cherish our childhood memories. I love you brother, till we meet again. Soledad Batres, December 3, 2019