Visitation and viewing for Mr. Mike Cantu, 79, of Lubbock will begin 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel-Lubbock with a prayer service beginning at 6:00 p.m. the same evening. A Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 21, at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Lakey officiating. Burial will follow at Idalou City Cemetery under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home.
Mr. Cantu was called to be with the Lord, Friday, December 16, 2022. He was born on June 5, 1943 in Weslaco, Texas to Leonso and Cecilia Cantu. He owned and operated Mike Cantu Masonry. He loved old Fords, specifically the 59 Fords. He loved Drag racing in Idalou, was in the nifty 50’s car club, the Caprock Classic Cars, and the Hub City Cruisers. He also enjoyed fishing whenever possible. However, his greatest enjoyment was being with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents Leonso and Cecilia Cantu.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Anita Cantu of Lubbock, a son Mike Cantu Jr., and wife Jill of Lubbock; three daughters, Sandra and husband Carlos Vasquez of Lubbock, Mary Alice Cantu and Armando Lechuga of Lubbock, Katherine and husband Brent Bombardier of San Antonio; three brothers, Alonzo Cantu of Lubbock, Rodolfo Cantu of Lubbock, and Arnulfo Cantu of Austin; three sisters, Teresa Rebele of Lubbock, Hortensia Deaver of Christoval, and Adela Garcia of Wolfforth; twelve grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren.