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Obituary for Pedro Martinez Longoria, Jr.

Mr. Pedro Martinez “Pete” Longoria, Jr., age 49, of LaGrange, passed away on December 19, 2023. Mr. Longoria was born on September 7, 1974 in LaGrange to Pedro Martinez Longoria, Sr. and Bertha Martinez. His father preceded him in death as well as a brother, Alex Longoria.

Mr. Longoria worked for many years at the Water Department for the City of LaGrange. He loved his grandkids so much. Pete loved anything that was outdoors. He loved fishing and working on old school trucks. He was very handy and took on any task that would allow him to put his hands on and rebuild things back to new. He was a great man, a great father, and the most amazing "Pop Pop". He was very strong and courageous, very loved and will be very well missed.

Survivors in addition to his mother include his children, Monique Longoria, Mason Longoria and Riley Longoria (Callie); grandchildren, Zy'Aire Rhodes, Kylan Rhodes, Delilah Longoria and Blakeleigh Longoria; wife, Crystal Rugg Longoria; brothers, Edward Longoria and Cody Longoria; extended family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 23, 2023 at 1:00 pm at the St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Father Timothy A. Gadziala, Chief Celebrant. Interment will follow at Meadoway Gardens. Family will have a time of visitation on Friday evening from 5:00-7:00 pm at the funeral home. Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 706-884-5626.