LA JOYA – Elias Macias III, 16, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018.
He was born Oct. 9, 2001, to Elias Jr. and Laura Macias in McAllen and was a sophomore at La Joya I.S.D. Academy of Health Science Professionals.
Survivors include his parents and sisters, Alexia Mae and Leah Trinidad of La Joya; grandparents, Dalia and Ricky Mendiola of Peñitas and Elias Sr. and Maria Gregoria Macias of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
A funeral mass was held on April 25 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in La Joya. Burial followed at Lord and I Cemetery in Palmview.
The family made a request to those who may be battling depression to please reach out for help or call 1-800-273-8255.