October 31, 1941 ~ May 14, 2022
Born in: San Benito, Texas
Resided in: College Station, Texas
Amador Cantu, 80, of College Station, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Visitation will be from 5 to 6:30pm, with the rosary recited at 6:30, Thursday, May 19, 2022, at the funeral center. Mass of Christian Burial followed by Military Honors will be at 12:30pm, Friday, May 20, 2022, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Cremation services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers, Bryan-College Station.
Amador was born in San Benito, Texas. His parents are Melecio and Guadalupe Cantu of Harlingen, Texas. He married his high school sweetheart and love of his life Norma Chapa in 1963. Amador served in the US Air Force for 8 years and was stationed in England, Germany and Abilene, Tx. He moved his family to Bryan, TX where he worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital in the radiology department for over 30 years. He will be remembered for his fun-loving, easy-going spirit. His commitment and loyalty to his wife and his children and grandchildren will forever be remembered and cherished
He lived his life for his wife and children. He loved the beach, taking cruises and dancing. His favorite pastimes were watching football, westerns, and eating breakfast with his buddies. Our father’s involvement with his children and grandchildren surpassed all expectations. He was the most supportive and loving husband and Dad. He always encouraged us to do our best.
He is survived by his wife, Norma Cantu; his children Joey Cantu, Lori Doriocourt and her husband Guy, Paul Cantu and wife Claudie, Gina Cantu; grandchildren Ashley Cantu, Bradley Zemanek and wife Kolencia, Dillon Zemanek and wife Destiny, Kylie Cantu, Nathan Cantu, Max Rhodes; great grandchildren Derrick and Mileena Zemanek.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 West 26th Street, Bryan, Tx 77803
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Amador Cantu 's name.