Alegandro “Alex” Cantu Sr. entered into rest unexpectedly on Monday afternoon, Feb. 29, 2016, in Heber. A memorial service was held March 3 at Silver Creek Mortuary in Taylor.
Alex was born June 28, 1937, in Hearne, Texas, to Jose and Fidella Cantu.
He was raised in Hearne and eventually moved to Phoenix in 1958, where he spent most of his life. He retired from Honeywell after 27 years of service.
All who knew him, loved him. He was a very kind and generous man who helped many people. He enjoyed traveling, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. Family was important to him. He will truly be missed.
Survivors include his wife, Paula; his four children, Alex, David, John and Silvia; his nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; and his nephew, Victor Gomez, who was like a son to him.