Leopoldo L. Longoria, 77, of Lampasas died March 19, 2019 at Wellington Rehab and Healthcare in Temple, Texas.

Funeral service will be April 3 at 11 a.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas has charge of arrangements.

Leopoldo was born Nov. 9, 1941 in Robstown, the son of Lorenzo Longoria and Bartola (Roman) Longoria.

After graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War. He received two Purple Hearts and other medals. Leopoldo was a helicopter mechanic.

After his military career, he worked for civil service in a similar job.

He is survived by his wife, Crimilda R. Longoria; daughter, Crimilda Longoria Roman; and by two grandchildren, Amisiday Rodriguez and Amaia Perales.

Leopoldo was preceded in death by his brother, Lorenzo, and by his daughter, Azaria Longoria.