Tomas Casarez, 75 of Lubbock passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Viewing and visitation will begin Thursday, September 29, 2022, at Iglesia Cristo Viene (5024 M.L.K BLVD, Lubbock,Texas, 79404) from 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m., with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 p.m. the same evening. A Celebration of Life will begin, 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 30, 2022, with Rev. Jose Rico officiating. Burial will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park in Lubbock. All arrangements were made under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home & Chapel.
Tomas was born March 7, 1947, in Slaton, Texas of the late Apolino Casarez and Manuela Galvan. On April 12, 1971, he married Margarita Quiroz in Clovis, New Mexico. He worked for Campbell Soup Warehouse for numerous years and for Texas Tech University, retiring after twenty-seven years of service at the University. Tomas was later baptized and was a dedicated member of Iglesia Cristo Viene, where he served as an usher and was very involved in serving The Lord. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. He enjoyed doing cross word puzzles and watching western movies in his spare time. However, his greatest joy in life was spending time with his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents Apolonio Casarez and Manuela Galvan; and a son Miguel Quiroz.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Margarita Casarez of Lubbock; two sons Thomas Casarez and wife Lucy of Lubbock and Lorenzo Casarez and wife Kelly Clemmer of Lubbock; a daughter Kathy Casarez of Lubbock; a brother Gayatano Casarez of Dallas; nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.