Leon J. Belila passed away on March 17 at his home in Rockport, Texas, following a battle with cancer.

While living in Edinburg, Belila was the CEO of Edinburg Hospital from 1993 to 1999. He also served as president of the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, the Board of UTPA Foundation, and various other civic committees.

He is survived by his wife Michele, sons Christopher and Adam and two grandchildren.

A rosary will be recited Friday, March 20, at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home, 814 E. Main Street, Rockport, Texas. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, March 21, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 704 Cornwell Street, Rockport. Burial will follow at Aransas Memorial Park Cemetery, 146 Westlake Drive, Rockport.

Arrangements are being handled by Charlie Marshall Funeral Home, 814 E. Main Street, Rockport, TX 78382. 361-729-2451.