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Fidencio Elpidio Banda

November 16, 1949 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 70)


November 16, 1949, to October 30, 2020.
A fallen soldier lost too soon.

A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, soldier, and friend. Mr. B was an avid fisherman, karaoke singer, loyal patriot (Marines, National Guard, Army), and drinking buddy. He enjoyed making people laugh and was always willing to give a helping hand.

Fidencio E. Banda, passed away on October 30, 2020, at the age of 70 in his hometown of Brownsville, Texas.

He's survived by his loving wife, Guadalupe, and his three children, Fidencio Jr. (Shayna), Fermin (Karen), and Diana (Ramiro Flores), his 2 grandchildren Samantha Jane and Jace, and his “adopted” grandson, Antonio “Toño” Hernandez, his siblings, Juan (Ichiko), Mary Gracia (Jose Angel), Mateo Carlos, Jose Angel, Maria Dolores Garza (Noe) and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents Apolonio Morales and Isidoro Banda, In-laws Margarita S., and Samuel Chong Poo, and relatives, Nestora C. Hernandez, Joey Gracia, and Samuel Chong Jr.

Banda served in the Marines, National Guard, and Army Reserve. He was full of life, love, and laughter.

Memorial Service on Saturday, November 7 @11:00 A.M at the Brownsville Sports Park.
For everyone's safety, we are asking that everyone remain in their vehicles and follow CDC covid-19 guidelines.

The family requests any stories and photos you can share with them so they can create a memory book of him. Please email the stories and photos to
The Banda family would like to express their gratitude for the kind words, support, and condolences we have received.

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Memorial Service
November 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Brownsville Sports Park
1000 Sports Park Blvd.
Brownsville, TX 78526

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