Photography
Official Obituary of

Silas Ephrain Valdez

August 30, 1935 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Silas Valdez Obituary

Silas Ephrain Valdez was born on August 30, 1935 to Jose Arsenio Valdez and Juanita (Maestes) Valdez in Antonito, Colorado. He passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024 at home in Conway, Arkansas after a sudden decline in health. Silas lived a very full 88 years of life. 

Silas is survived by his loving wife, Christine Valdez, his brother Stan Valdez, his sisters Frieda Payne and Esther Kast, his grandchildren Jalisa (Chris) Allison, Jessie (Amanda) Valdez, Jalena (Adam Coleman) Valdez, and Jenna (Carlos) Arizpe-Valdez, 11 great-grandchildren Grant, Emma, Lily, Maggie Allison; Mila, Eli, Nolan, Ruth Valdez; Blaise, Buddy, Adalena Coleman, and one great, great grandson, Bryson Allison,his brother Stan Valdez, his sisters Frieda Payne and Esther Kast, sister-in-laws Maroline (Lee) Ritter, Linda Groditski, Carolina Riley, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Silas was predeceased by his son, Ephrain Silas Valdez,  mother-in-law Mary Ortiz, his parents Jose and Juanita Valdez, siblings Ben Valdez, Adolph Valdez, Marci Madrid, Marie Gonzalez, Connie Leyba. 

Silas and Christine met in 1968 in Denver, Colorado, and married soon after. They had one son, Ephrain in 1969. After Ephrain and all their grandchildren moved to Conway, Arkansas they were soon to follow in 2003. Silas passed a true Arkansan in his camo shirt. He loved his grandchildren more than anything. He found great joy in sharing Eskimo Pies, A&W root beer floats, and peppermints with them. You could find Silas in his chair watching classic war movies, sharing an ice cream with one of his grandkids, or talking someone’s ear off. Silas will be remembered for his sense of humor, joyful laugh, his love of sweets, gift of gab, deep affection for his family, and his signature pose for the camera. 

Services will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Conway, Arkansas on Wednesday, February 28th, 2024.  The rosary will begin at 12:00 P.M. with the funeral mass to follow at 1:00 P.M. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Silas Ephrain Valdez, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Silas Ephrain Valdez?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Silas's memory.
Email
Print
Copy

Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Wednesday
February 28, 2024

12:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
115 College Ave.
Conway, AR 72032

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
February 28, 2024

1:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
115 College Ave.
Conway, AR 72032

Committal
Thursday
February 29, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
115 College Ave.
Conway, AR 72032

SHARE OBITUARY

© 2024 Heber Springs Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility