BUFFALO, N.Y. — The family of Ezra 'Pancho Billa' Castro announced that his celebration of life will be held Saturday, May 18.

Pancho Billa died earlier this week after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

The service will be held at the Christ Church in Irving, Texas. His family will receive guests from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

They are asking those who attend the service to wear their favorite team jersey to the service as a way to honor Ezra's request. 

The family posted on Facebook that in lieu of flowers that people bring backpacks with school supplies. 

In the post, the family said that there is the possibility of a memorial service in Buffalo.

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