1999 Aven 2022

Aven Vela

December 24, 1999 — January 14, 2022

Visitation for Aven Christopher Vela, 22 of Lubbock, will begin on Monday, January 24, 2022, from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel with a rosary beginning at 7:00 pm the same evening. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at City of Lubbock Cemetery with Father Reymundo Manriquez officiating. All arrangements were made under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home & Chapel.

Aven went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 14, 2022. He was born on December 24, 1999, in Lubbock to Conrad Vela III and Leandra Rivera. Aven, a Catholic, served many years as an alter server for St. Joseph Catholic Church. He graduated from Lubbock High School, where he had participated in the R.O.T.C program and competed in Drill Team Competitions in Daytona, Florida. Aven had numerous interests, including cooking, reading, drawing, golfing, and playing chess. He had a deep love for music and enjoyed playing the drums, guitar, piano, and violin. Also, he enjoyed being outdoors, whether being on the water in the canoe he built, making guns, bows and arrows out of wood, fishing, or riding his skateboard, Aven had a deep passion for life and all it brought with it.

He is preceded in death by his maternal great grandfather Fabian Lara Sr.; maternal great grandmothers Tirza Adame and Paula Acevedo and his paternal grandfather Conrad Vela Jr.

Survivors include his father Conrad Vela III and wife Anesha of Lubbock; mother Leandra Rivera of Lubbock; his girlfriend Mariah Rodriquez and a baby girl on the way Ava Lynn Vela of Lubbock; brothers Conrad Vela IV, Daren Vela, Kaige Barrera and Malachi Vela all of Lubbock; sisters Veronica Acevedo and Lasara Vela both of Lubbock; maternal grandmother Esther and husband Pedro Sistos of Lubbock; maternal grandfather Guadalupe Acevedo of Florence, Texas; paternal grandmother Elizabeth Torrez of Lubbock; his godmother Elvira Lara of Lubbock; two nieces Mia Cuevas and Charllie Vela both of Lubbock; a nephew Christopher Vela De La Rosa of Lubbock; and his beloved dog “Si” Vela of Lubbock.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, January 24, 2022

11:00am - 9:00pm (Central time)

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Recitation of the Rosary

Monday, January 24, 2022

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

City of Lubbock Cemetery

2011 E 31st St, Lubbock, TX 79404

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