Cruz Calderon Cuevas, 79, died on Saturday, August 6, 2022 in Pearsall. He was born to Gabriel and Angelina Cuevas on April 27, 1943.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Rosario P. Cuevas, brothers Senovio, Alfredo, Gabriel, Juan, Guadalupe, Miguel ‘Mike” and sisters Anita Cuevas Garica and Julia.
Cruz is survived by his children Yvonne (Keith) Lanning of Livingston, Monica Cuevas of Pearsall and Gabriel Cuevas of Houston, grandchildren Keith O. Lanning, Cheyenne (Earl) Lusk, Lyric Norman, Jessica Garza, Taylor (Thomas Ortiz) Cuevas, Isabella Cuevas, great-grandchildren Kristopher and Matthew Lanning, Mason, Memphis and Jessi Rose Lusk, Amenadiel San Miguel, Winter Rose Ortiz, brothers Antonio and Jesus “Chuy” Cuevas; and sisters, Ofelia “Faye” Carrizales and Maria Rodriguez.
Cuevas and his family migrated to and from the northeast to follow crops and earn a living.