COLEMAN — Funeral services for Martin Cantu, 79, of Coleman, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eddy R. Haye, officiating. Burial will follow at the Coleman City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 14 at the funeral home.
He died Monday, June 12, 2017 at his residence.
He was born Feb. 8, 1938 in Moulton. On March 2, 1986, he married Candida Cruz in Coleman. He later married Sandra Lewis on Nov. 13, 1992.
Survivors include his children, Ramona Flores and husband Richard, of Talpa, Jessie Cantu and wife Tonya of Coleman, Victoria Evans of Brownwood, Rudy Cantu of Garland, Connie Cantu and husband Edwin Rodriguez, John Contreras and wife Ana of Dallas; grandchildren, Rachel Johnson and husband Joseph, Jessica Cantu and husband Sam Leek, Richard Flores Jr., Jessie Cantu Jr., Michael Cantu, Kaley Cantu, Alex Salazar; and 11 great-grandchildren, Donald White, Ryan White, Sierra White, Mackenzie Leek, Mason Leek, Cason Cantu, Brooklynn Cantu, Kylie Cantu, Pricilla Contreras, Angel Salinas and Oscar Perez.
He was preceded in death by both his wives; and a grandson, Jacob Cantu.