Mercedes/Edcouch - Emilio V. Islas, Jr., 87, passed away peacefully July 13, 2020 at Drs. Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg. Emilio was born October 2, 1932 in Weslaco to Emilio, Sr. and Esther Islas. Emilio served in the U.S. Army, attained the rank of Corporal, and served overseas in Korea. After his service, Emilio worked locally as a Tax Preparer. Emilio is survived by his sons, Albert Islas and Joshua (Maria Salinas) Islas, and daughter, Nora Islas. He is also survived by his five grandchildren, brother, Raul Islas, and sister, Maria Alicia Islas. He is preceded in death by his wife, Marina Islas, and parents, Emilio, Sr. and Esther Islas.
Emilio will be interred Monday, July 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Rio Grande Veterans Cemetery in Mission.
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