Sylvester DeHoyos
Sylvester DeHoyos
  • November 26, 1932 - October 8, 2017
  • Round Rock, Texas

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Sylvester DeHoyos Sr., age 84 passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Knox County Hospital, Knox City, Texas. He was born and raised in Victoria, Texas.

He was retired from Texas Mail Service of Dallas, Texas as a truck driver for 22 years. Sylvester loved being around his family and friends. He was a dad and grandpa to anyone he met. Sylvester enjoyed telling stories about his time on the truck, people he met, and his childhood.

Sylvester married his sweetheart Cecilia Rendon DeHoyos of 49 years. They were blessed with 8 children, Teresa Martinez of Merkel, Texas, Sylvester DeHoyos Jr. of San Antonio, Texas , Blanche DeHoyos of Munday, Texas, Alice Perez of Round Rock, Texas, John Edward DeHoyos of College Station, Texas, Cecilia Ann Smith of Georgetown, Texas, Angelita Rose of Munday, Texas, and Mark Anthony DeHoyos of Hawley, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his wife Cecilia Rendon DeHoyos, daughter Angelita Rose, two sisters and two brothers. Sylvester is survived by his seven children; sister, Orallia Gonzales of San Antonio, Texas. He also leaves behind 17 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.

He will be missed dearly but will always be in our hearts.

The family will receive guests for a time of visitation from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of the Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown, Texas. Interment will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Georgetown, Texas.

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78628 (512)863-2564.