Manuel Leija Jr., 52 left us on July 25, 2020 with his wife at his side at his home in Humble, Texas.
Manuel was born July 15th, 1968, in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico to Manuel Leija Sr. & Guillermina Gutierrez de Leija. He is survived by his wife Olga Leija, two daughters and their spouses Jessica & Victor Ortega, Ashley & Luke Garcia, Grandchildren Camila & Victoria Ortega, Nine siblings, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, bbq’s, family get-togethers, and sports. He definitely was the best dancer of the family and always the life of the party.
Manuel worked in the home construction industry for 32 years, but found his career at Trendmaker Homes. He loved what he did and didn't consider it a job because he enjoyed his career.
He will truly be missed.
A visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2020 in the Blackwell & Vazquez Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 5pm until 8pm. A Prayer service will begin at 7pm.
Funeral Services are scheduled for Friday, July 31 at 11am. Rite of Committal will take place in San Jacinto Cemetery.
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