Jildordo Gilbert “Babe” Ledesma, 50, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018 in Lubbock. A celebration of life for Mr. Ledesma will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 11, 2018 at Broadway Funeral Directors Chapel with Pastor Lee Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors. A prayer service will be held 7:00 pm., Thursday, May 10, 2018 in The Chapel of Broadway Funeral Directors.
Gilbert was born July 17, 1967 in Abernathy to Jesus “Chuy” and Andrea Ledesma. In March of ’97 he met the love of his life Mary Ann in Lubbock; He was a dedicated employee at Deeco Rubber Company for many years. An outdoors-man at heart he loved barbecuing and cheering on the Texas Tech Red Raiders to victory. Gilbert was the patriarch of his family they will always remember the love he had for them.
He is preceded in death by a brother Jerry Ledesma.
Those left to cherish his memory are his parents Jesus “Chuy” and Andrea Ledesma of Abernathy; his loving wife Mary Ann Ledesma of Lubbock; sons Clemente (Christina) Botello, Tony (Crystal) Reyna and Jacob (Janie) Reyna all of Lubbock; Brothers Jessie (Irma) Ledesma, Richard (Frances) Ledesma, Refugio Ledesma and Andy Ledesma all of Lubbock; sisters Estella Ledesma of Lubbock, Teresa Flores of Midland, Vicenta (Larry) Rodriguez, Sylvia (Joe) Cabello and Laura Ledesma all of Lubbock. Twelve grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.