Former Weslaco Panther laid to rest

Weslaco Panthers at Weslaco City Cemetery

Weslaco Panthers football players past and present joined family and friends to bid farewell to one of their own.

Armando Mando Del Toro lost his battle to Sarcoma last Saturday at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

The 24-year-old showed bravery and optimism even in the darkest days.

Through Action 4 News reports, he became a symbol of strength for others battling terminal illnesses.

Mando was buried in a purple casket at the Weslaco City Cemetery which was adorned with the flags of the team he considered his family.