LEWISVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) — This afternoon family and friends will gather to remember Denton County Fire Marshal Roland Asebedo. He died last week from complications due to COVID-19.

The funeral for Asebedo will be at First Baptist Church of Lewisville at 2:00 p.m. If you’re in the area there will be processions before and after the service.

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Asebedo served more than 30 years in emergency services — including law enforcement and as a firefighter and EMT. He rose through the ranks to become to County Fire Marshal and Director of Development and Emergency Services last October.

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Asebedo is survived by his mother, Mary Asebedo of Silverton; his wife, Michele “Mickey” Asebedo of Denton; his son, Jordan Asebedo of Highland Village; his daughter, Lorrin Underwood of Flower Mound; his brother, Able Asebedo of Silverton; his sister, Marilyn Leal of Pottsboro; and a number of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Roland Asebedo was 56 years old.

CBSDFW.com Staff