August 31, 1947 – June 12, 2019
Larry Allan McCaleb of Leakey, Texas passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Uvalde, Texas on August 31, 1947 to Leo V. McCaleb Jr. and Ouida G. Holmes McCaleb.
Larry married June Riggs on January 16, 1981 in Uvalde, Texas.
Larry was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, and brother. He loved teaching his sons and grandchildren how to hunt and play in the Frio. Larry was born and raised in Uvalde, Texas but came to Leakey as often as possible to spend time with his grandparents. He retired to Leakey and with his sister Joyce he fulfilled a childhood dream of running the family business Camp Live Oak.
Those left to honor and cherish his memory are his loving wife June McCaleb of Leakey, Texas; sons Arnold McCaleb and wife Glorey of Kapolei, Hawaii and Michael McCaleb and wife Cyndi of Virginia Beach, Virginia; his mother Ouida McCaleb of Leakey, Texas; grandchildren Taylor McCaleb of La Conner, Washington, Benjamin McCaleb, Shannia Wilber, and Paris McCaleb all of Kapolei, Hawaii, Alice McCaleb and Jareth McCaleb of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Other family members left to honor and cherish his memory are his sister Joyce Weston and husband Butch of Leakey, Texas; sister and brother-in-law’s Helen and Roger Simecek of Canyon Lake, Texas, Mary and Phillip Rodriquez of Whitney, Patricia Riggs of Converse, Roberta and Ronny Fowler of Schertz; brother and sister-in-law James and Jean Riggs Jr. of Schertz; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Leo Vernon McCaleb Sr. and Iva Field McCaleb, Tom Holmes and Ethel Brooks Holmes; father Leo Vernon McCaleb Jr.; numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Memorial service will be held at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, Texas 78209. Officiant Chaplin Joe Walts.
The family request in lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Leakey EMS, P.O. Box 803, Leakey, Texas 78873 or charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the personal care of Nelson Funeral Home of Leakey, Texas.
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209