July 1, 2020 521 PM
On June 15, Lionel Edward “Eddie” Madrid passed away. Eddie was born in Marfa on April 6, 1954 and lived in Redford for many years as a youngster. A graduate of Ysleta High School and New Mexico State University, he was a mechanical engineer with Boeing Aircraft specializing in structure testing. After a long illness, the end came quickly. He never married. He was the son of Edmundo H. Madrid and Margarita Carrasco Madrid and brother to Diana M. Mullar, Edmundo Orlando Madrid, James Roland Madrid and Arthur Adrian Madrid. He loved returning to Presidio County to visit friends and family. He often talked about growing up in Redford, the schoolhouse, all his cousins, the ranch and farm. Burial is at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in El Paso.