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Leo Alfonso Potrykus Jr., 78, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014, due to complications from a brain hemorrhage. His loving family was by his side. Leo was born Nov. 3, 1935, in Detroit, Mich., the son of Felicite (Dandurand) and Leo Alfonso Potrykus Sr.

Leo was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force at Nellis Air Force Base, and received an honorable discharge in 1962. While living in Las Vegas, Leo was known for his skills as a brick mason, contractor, and concrete salesman. He continued in concrete sales after relocating to San Antonio in 1981 until he retired in 2002. Then he went on to pursue what became the love of his life -- breeding whitetail deer on his San Leo Deer Ranch in Falls City, Texas. He was known by many as the “Deer Whisperer.”

Leo enjoyed many things in his lifetime. He was a coach for the Las Vegas Gamblers hockey team in the 1970s, an avid bird hunter in his younger days, and supported the local FFA when he lived in Falls City. He loved his chocolate, peanut brittle making contests, and had strong political views. Leo was personable, held great integrity, and was a hard worker. He was perhaps best known for his honesty. He was a bit obstinate and stubborn at times but was the most loyal friend you could have.

He was preceded in death by three older sisters, Jeanne Eleanor Neville, Delores Bartaw, and Darlene Potrykus.

Leo is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Sandi of Falls City; his daughters from a previous marriage to Dixie Hinrichsen (deceased) and their loving families, Vikki Jones (Jim Bergen) and children Christopher and Ashley of Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., Lori Potrykus and daughter Tiffany Hoelzel (Patrick) and children Bryce and Charlotte of Katy, and Angela Potrykus and children Blake Chadwell and Allisha Villarreal (Matt) of San Antonio. He is also survived by his stepsons, Jeff Malone (Margaret) and children Adam, Jordan, Ben, and Sarah of San Antonio, and Mike Malone (Dawn) and children Austin and Madeline, and Mike’s stepdaughters, Madison and Kennedy of San Antonio.

Leo’s family would like to extend a special thank-you for the loving and compassionate care given to him during his final days at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.

The family plans a celebration of his life to be announced at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to the Falls City FFA, c/o Falls City ISD, P.O. Box 399, Falls City, TX 78113.
 

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