He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Claudio Cantu, Sr., his paternal grandparents, Antonio and Julia DeLuna, uncle Vidal Cantu and aunt Lucy Smith.
He is survived by Miguel and Rosalinda DeLuna of Three Rivers; two sisters, Gracie and Ashley DeLuna of Three Rivers; maternal grandmother, Manuela Cantu of Three Rivers; four uncles, Leroy (Debra) Cantu of Victoria; Claudio (Linda) Cantu, Jr. of Three Rivers; Joe (Tracey) Cantu of Corpus Christi; Tony (Minnie) DeLuna, Jr. of California; two aunts, Helen (John) Mancia of San Antonio and Lupe (Felipe) Martinez of Three Rivers; numerous cousins and other family members.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 1-9 p.m. at Galloway and Sons Funeral Home in Three Rivers. Rosary will be held at 7 p.m.
Funeral mass will be officiated by Father Ryszard Zielinski on Friday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Three Rivers. Internment will follow at Three Rivers Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jesse Cortez, Pete Cortez, Fred Diaz. Angel Briseno, Claudio Cantu, III and Israel Cantu. Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Cantu and Carlos Cantu.
Services are under the direction of Galloway and Sons of Three Rivers.