Funeral services for Alfred Cadena Sr., 73, of Brownwood, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 7 at the Heartland Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

He passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 in Brownwood.

He was born on Aug. 21, 1944 in Brownwood to Juan and Irene (Gil) Cadena. He married Josepha “Jodie” Saiz on Nov. 19, 1966 in Brownwood.

Survivors include his wife, Jodie Cadena of Brownwood; seven children, Alfred Cadena Jr. and wife Blanca, Delia Cadena and Phillip Harling, Ruben Cadena, Christie Cadena and L.T. Bates, Anna King and husband Stevan and Paul Cadena and wife Staci; 16 grandchildren, Mikel Cadena, Johnathon Clifton, Joseph Cadena, R.J. Cadena, Reco Cadena, Sabrina Cadena, Cecilia Cadena, Caleb Schoen, Joseph Johnson, Sidney Cadena, Cierra Cadena, Carli Schoen, Sloan Cadena, Caiti Schoen; three great-grandchildren, Nicole Clifton, Annabeth Cadena and Ryan Cadena; his siblings, Delia Murray, Margarita Rubealcaba and husband Silve, Viginia Delarosa, Joe Cadena, Ralph Cadena and wife Barbara, Dora Cadena, Rosalinda Pizzaro and husband Romeo, Jesse Cadena and Helen and Shelby Johnson; and sisters-in-law, Maria Saiz and Edna Jo Riggs Saiz.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Delores Cadena; his sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Gonzaloe Villapando; and a brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Ventura Cadena.