Rosary for Onesimo "Oney" Avalos Sr, 79 of Lubbock will be held at Monday July 24, 2017 at 7PM at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral mass will be celebrated Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 11:30 AM at St. Patricks Catholic Church with Father Joseph Thanavelil officiating. Burial will be in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapel.
Onesimo was born on February 16, 1938 in Mason,Texas to the late Fortunato and Evaresta Avalos. He married Maximina Lopez on September 16, 1959 in Lubbock. She preceded him in death on December 22, 2011.
Onesimo was a retired farmer, he loved music often attending Jamaicas, and just listening to music. He was a family man, Onesimo loved to play washers, and often he would sit outside to watch his sons play horse shoes. He loved to cook candy apples for his family, never using a thermometer, he knew when it was perfect.
Onesimo gave to his community by playing his guitar at rosary's and prayer services, he was well known.
He is preceded in death by a son Joseph Avalos.
He is survived by five sons, Onesimo Avalos Jr of Friona, Lupe Avalos, Fabian Avalos, Rene Avalos and Abel Avalos all of Lubbock, three daughters Anna Perez of Anton, Diana Avalos and Mariselda McDonald both of Lubbock, two brothers Clemente Avalos of California, Jerry Cantu, of Lubbock, Tx, thirteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.