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Eduardo "Pollito" Leon Retana

November 4, 2003 ~ June 27, 2021 (age 17)

Obituary

Eduardo Leon Retana, "Pollito", 17 of Mexia, passed away on June 27, 2021 in Mexico in an accident.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mexia, with Fr. Carlo Benjamin P. Magnaye, M.F., officiating.  Interment will follow at Mexia Cemetery.  Family visitation will be held on Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. A rosary will be held on Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings at 8:00 p.m. at Jones Funeral Services Chapel.  

Eduardo was born on November 4, 2003 in Mexia, Texas to Jesse Retana Jr. & Erika Leon Retana.  He was well known around town for being a very big part of his family’s business, the Taqueria Mexicano Grille.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mexia. 

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Jesus Leon and grandmother, Socorro Retana.  Survivors include his father, Jesse Retana Jr.; mother, Erika Leon; sisters, Priscilla Retana and Ashley Retana; niece, Adrianna Salazar; brother-in-law, Jaime Salazar; grandmother, Anita Leon; grandfather, Jesse Retana Sr.; aunts, Andrea Leon, Rebecca Leon, Irma Leon, Martha Leon, Imelda Leon, Lillia Leon, Consuelo Sisneros, Rosemary Berumen, Gloria Retana and uncles, Florentino Leon, Eduardo Leon, Orlando Leon, Juan Luis Leon, Jose Leon, Christian Leon and Marcos Leon.

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Eduardo Leon Retana, "Pollito",  de 17 años de edad de Mexia falleció el 27 de junio 2021 en México debido a un accidente. La misa de cristiana sepultura será el martes 6 de julio 2021 en 12:00 p.m. en la iglesia St. Mary’s Catholic Church en Mexia y seguido por el entierro en el cementerio de Mexia. La misa será oficiada por Fr. Carlo Benjamin P. Magnaye, M.F.,. Visitacion para la familia será el lunes de 6-8 P.M. seguido por el rosario a las 8:00 P.M. en Jones Funeral Services. 

Eduardo nació el 4 de noviembre 2003 en Mexia, Texas. Hijo de Jesse Retana Jr. Y Erika Leon Retana. Eduardo era bien conocido alrededor del pueblo por ser una parte muy grande del negocio de su familia, Taquera Mexicano Grille. El era miembro de la iglesia St. Mary’s Catholic Church en Mexia. 

A Eduardo le ha fallecido su abuelo Jesús Leon y su abuela Socorro Retana. Le sobrevive su padre, Jesse Retana Jr.; madre, Erika Leon; hermanas, Priscilla Retana y Ashley Retana; sobrina, Adrianna Salazar; cuñado, Jaime Salazar; su abuela, Anita Leon; abuelo, Jesse Retana Sr.; tias, Andrea Leon, Rebecca Leon, Consuelo Sisneros, Rosmary Berumen, Gloria Retana y tios, Florentino Leon, Eduardo Leon, Orlando Leon, Juan Luis Leon, Jose Leon, Christian Leon y Marcos Leon.  

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
July 5, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones Funeral Services
931 S. Hwy 171
Mexia, TX 76667

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 6, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Mary s Catholic Church

Interment
Tuesday
July 6, 2021

1:00 PM
Mexia Cemetery

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