Antonio A. Silvas Sr., 83 went to be with the Lord Friday, August 28, 2015 in Lubbock. Services for Mr. Silvas will be 10:00 am Monday, August 31, 2015 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Tahoka with Father Roy Badilles officiating. Burial will follow in Nevels Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. A rosary will be held 7:00 p.m., Sunday, August 30, 2015 at Calvillo Funeral Chapel in Tahoka (South 4 th and Ave M.)
Antonio was born May 25, 1932 to Pablo and Virginia Silvas in Runge,Texas. He married Maria Coronado on December 17, 1955 in Tahoka. He was a dedicated farmer for many years; His favorite past times included fishing, playing dominos and poker.
He is survived by his wife Maria Refugia (Ruth) Coronado Silvas "Cuca"of Tahoka, Texas; three sons, Antonio C. Silvas Jr. of Tahoka, Raul Silvas and wife Frances of Lubbock and Jose Arturo Silvas of Tahoka; two daughters,Virginia Silvas & husband Emilio Calvillo of Tahoka and Dianna Silvas of Tahoka. Six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by two brothers, Domingo Silvas and Ramiro Perez; two sisters Julia Garcia and Vicky Gonzales.