EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — John Ceballos, well-known for his work in the community and with the region’s veterans via the Benavidez-Patterson 82nd Airborne Chapter, has died.
According to friends, Ceballos passed away this week after a brief illness.
Ceballos attended Austin High School, before joining the Army in 1967. He taught at UTEP and received his Master’s Degree in Kinesiology & Sports Studies at UTEP, as well.
Ceballos was also working on a book, documenting the stories of the local veterans within the Benavidez-Patterson chapter.
Funeral services are pending.
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