Juan Ruben Cantu Sr., 50, of Dilley, died on September 14, 2022, in San Antonio. He was born on February 22, 1972, in Pearsall to Maria de la Luz Andrade and Ruben Cantu.
He is preceded in death by his parents, grandchildren Angel Cantu and Baby O.
Juan is survived by his wife Maria Elena Cantu, children Jennifer Rae Cantu (Pablo), Juan Ruben Cantu Jr. (Chelsea), Jaleesa Renee Cantu (R.J) and Julian Ryan Cantu (Jada), grandchildren Jayden, Zaydran, Jaydran, Zayda, Jaydlynn, Jenna, Zendaya, Saul, Kingston, Jaeleana, Jaevryn and Baby Ortiz, sisters Dina Guajardo, Ruby Hicks, Debbie Cantu, Mirri DuBose and Juanita Duran. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers included Ruben Gonzales, Vicente Cantu, Arnold Ochoa, Mark Leal, Jesse Zavala, David Sambrano Jr., Mathew Martinez and Billy Medina. Honorary Pallbearer was Jayden Barrera.
Visitation was held on Friday, September 16 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapel-Dilley from 6 to 9 p.m. A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Funeral mass was held on Saturday, September 17 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment followed at the Dilley Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapel, Dilley.