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Who Was Eugene DeLeon Sr?

Eugene DeLeon Sr, a rattlesnake handler from Texas, died after being bitten during the Rattlesnake Roundup exhibition in Freer, Texas. He was 60 years old at the time.

How Did Eugene DeLeon Die?

DeLeon was performing in front of an audience when he was bitten, according to show organizers. e was taken to a Corpus Christi hospital, but died of his injuries that night about 9 p.m.

Eugene DeLeon attended Bee County College in Beeville, Texas after graduating from Freer High School in 1981.

He formerly worked for Straight Line Construction, High Tide Oilfield Services, and STX LLC as an oilfield worker. The dog’s handler was also a volunteer firefighter in his community.

You could find him cheering on the Dallas Cowboys or spending time with his family when he wasn’t working.

Eugene DeLeon Wife

DeLeon was married to Simon V “Mona,” who passed away before him. His mother, Blanca (Xavier) Trevino, and two children, Blanca (Xavier) Trevino and Charlie Garcia, are among his 11 siblings that survive him.

He was also the father of two children.

Eugene DeLeon Sr, a rattlesnake handler from Texas, died after being bitten during the Rattlesnake Roundup exhibition in Freer, Texas. He was 60 years old at the time.

Eugene DeLeon Sr, an experienced snake handler, died from his injuries hours after being bitten by a rattlesnake at the Rattlesnake Roundup festival in Freer, Texas.

What Happened To Eugene DeLeon; How Did The Snake Bite Him?

DeLeon was performing in front of an audience when he was bitten, according to show organizers.

Here’s what we know about the veteran, who was 60 years old and had over 20 years of snake handling experience.

DeLeon was bitten on the shoulder around 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30th, according to Freer police.

He was taken to a Corpus Christi hospital, but died of his injuries that night about 9 p.m.

On social media, family and admirers are grieving the tragedy, with condolences pouring in.

“My brother has gained his wings today doing what he loved, he had a passion for snake handling at the rattlesnake round up in Freer,” his sister Monica Dimas wrote in a moving tribute.

“After so many years of dealing with these things, today was not your day‚Ķ “My brother, may you rest in peace,” she added.

DeLeon’s impact was also mentioned by the show’s organizers, the Freer Chamber of Commerce:

Although there are no information on DeLeon’s condition in the hospital prior to his death, the Natural History Museum asserts that rattlesnakes can cause “horrible bleeding” and that their cytotoxic venom can cause necrosis, or the destruction of human tissue.

Anti-venom may only be provided in a hospital setting, according to Dr. Elda Sanchez, director of the National Natural Toxins Research Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, because the patient may be allergic to the anti-venom itself, thus antihistamines should be on hand.

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