Mr. Cantu was born on April 11, 1945, in Beeville to Luis Cantu and Emilia Gonzales Cantu.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Hilda Cantu of Beeville; daughters, Clara Marie Cantu of Dallas and Mirlo (Pablo) Garza of Beeville; a sister, Sylvia Herrera of California; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
A prayer service was held Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home. A chapel service was conducted there Thursday, Sept. 12, at 10 a.m. Burial followed at Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2.
Pallbearers were Orlando Campos, Jerry Perez Jr., Margarito Garza Jr., Juan Garza, Ray Lara and Andres Castillo.
Treviño Funeral Home