Linda Riggins DeLeon
1952 - 2020
BORN
1952
DIED
2020
Linda Riggins DeLeon

Nov. 21, 1952 - Nov. 17, 2020

Linda "Dinky" DeLeon, 67, passed away November 17, 2020, at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest surrounded by her loving children. Services will be at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, November 21, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Benjamin Magnaye officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be starting at 5 p.m., Friday, November 20, followed by a Rosary at 7 p.m. in the Wilkirson Hatch Bailey Chapel.

Linda was born to Odie Sandoval Riggins, Sr., and Dolores Fuentes Riggins on November 21, 1952, in Waco, Texas. She grew up in Sandtown, Waco, Texas and graduated from Waco High. She married her husband of 39 years on June 13, 1981. Linda worked at Avery Denison, Texas Workers Compensation Commission and several administrative position throughout her career. Linda's greatest interest was to be with her family especially her grandchildren.

Preceded in death by her parents, Odie Sandoval Riggins, Sr. and Dolores Fuentes Riggins; niece, Amanda Burnor Weese; her sister-in-law, Frances Chavez; several aunts, uncles and family members.

Survivors include her husband, Jessie DeLeon; brother, Odie Riggins, Jr. and his wife, Becky Sue; daughter, Laura DeLeon and husband, Delton; son, Rodney Deleon and wife, Ashley; and her beloved grandchildren, Kaley, Cobey and Jesslyn. She is also survived by her uncle, Lane Fuentes and wife, Gloria; her mother-in-law, Frances DeLeon, sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; many other cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives and special friends.

Pallbearers will be Rodney DeLeon, Delton DeLeon, Jamico Fuentes, Nick Fuentes, Edward Torres and Jerimiah Riggins.

The family invites you to leave a message or memory on our "Tribute Wall" at www.WHBfamily.com

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Published by Waco Tribune-Herald on Nov. 20, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
20
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home
6101 Bosque Blvd., Waco, TX 76710
Nov
20
Rosary
7:00p.m.
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home
6101 Bosque Blvd., Waco, TX 76710
Nov
21
Service
9:30a.m.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Nov
21
Burial
Waco Memorial Park
Funeral services provided by:
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home
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I will always remember Linda's beautiful smile, her infectious laughter, and the best salsa ever.
Gina Martin
November 22, 2020
My sincere condolences to the family, may she R.I.P.. Such a sweet person, God keep her in his loving arms.
Rita Larios
Friend
November 21, 2020
Condolences to Jesse and his family. I went to school with Linda she was a sweet spirit and everyone was fond of her super personality . Her friendship with others lasted forever. May she rest in peace.
Marcus Garcia
November 21, 2020
My prayers to all of Linda’s family and friends. She was a sweet friend and I know she will be missed by many.
Joi Barr
Friend
November 20, 2020
My condolences to the DeLeon family. May God be with y´all during this difficult time.
Gloria Ordones Martinez
November 20, 2020
We lived across the street from Jesse and Linda for many years. They are really good friends. We are so very sorry. May God Bless.
Overcash Kay Erskine
November 20, 2020
Dinky ,you will always be in my heart and prayers to your love ones always .We grew up together at Sandtown
Mary Ordones Mitchell
November 20, 2020
We are very sorry for your loss. We will keep all of you in our prayers.
Sonny and Sheila Jones, Robinson,Tx.
November 20, 2020
I´m so sorry Linda and I grew up together on 27th street there was one house between us my prayers are with you all
Brinda Murphy Fields
November 20, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss sending I work with Ruth at wrs I'm so sorry
Lorine Montgomery
November 20, 2020