Spc. Terrence Blain Salazar, 24, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. He was born in San Antonio, on Thursday, December 21, 1995. Terrence graduated from Pleasanton High School in 2014. He excelled in ROTC while in high school. He played football for the Texas Lutheran College Bulldogs. Terrence joined the US Army in April 2018 and was a member of the 82nd Airborne.
Terrence is survived by his parents, Jesse Salazar Jr. and wife Marie; brother, Jesse Salazar III; and sisters, Alisha Paddock and husband Spc. Donald Paddock, and Ruthy Steed and husband LSS2 Elijah Steed. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Hayden, Xander, Savina, and Avery; grandfather, Cpl Donald Averitt; grandparents, Darlene and Jesse H. Salazar; and aunts, Samantha Salazar, and Megan Ramirez and husband Juan and their children, Danielle and Varro.
Terrence was preceded in death by his grandparents, Marcello and Delia Salazar, and Sam and Marjorie Granato; and aunt, Julie Ann Lopez.
His visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 W. Oaklawn Road in Pleasanton on Monday, November 30 from 4-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton on Tuesday, December 1 at 2 p.m. Private interment will follow.