Viewing and visitation for Elias Paniagua Jr., 52, of Lubbock will be from 1:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, December 10, 2020 with a rosary beginning the same day at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Calvillo Funeral Home. Graveside services will begin 12:00 p.m., Friday, December 11, 2020 at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park with Father John Rathinam officiating.
Mr. Paniagua was called to be with the Lord, Sunday, December 6, 2020. He was born on July 21, 1968, in Slaton to the late Elias Sr. and Gregoria Paniagua. He married Luz Martinez on February 13, 2010 in Lubbock. Elias was Catholic. He enjoyed cooking, especially when it came to bar-b-queuing. Listening to Tejano music and working on cars were things he enjoyed in his spare time. However, Elias’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Luz M. Paniagua; two sons Jediah Velasquez and Julian Villa both of Tahoka; eight daughters Melissa Paniagua of Lubbock, Laura Paniagua of Lubbock, Elia Paniagua of Lubbock, Andreana Martinez of Big Springs, Juliana Juarez of Big Springs, Koriana Juarez of Big Springs and Mireya Velasquez and Abrianna Velasquez both of Tahoka; four brothers Pete Paniagua of Lubbock, Sam Paniagua of Lubbock, Marcelino Paniagua of Lansing, Michigan and Jesse Paniagua of Dallas; six grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Elias Sr. and Gregoria Paniagua.
According to local and state guidelines, facemasks will be required at all times during visitation and funeral services. Temperatures will be taken upon entering funeral home