Oscar M. Cantu Sr., born February 17, 1935, went to his final resting place on June 10, 2014 at the age of 79. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Evelyn Cantu, his children: Sylvia Meza and husband Vince, his namesake Oscar M. Cantu Jr., Patricia Vickers and husband Charlie, Victor Cantu and wife Sonja; his grandchildren: Matthew Meza and wife Savannah, Jennifer Lam and husband William, Cassondra Vickers, Alex Vickers, Anthony Cantu, Joshua Thompson and Tyler Thompson; his wonderful Great-Grandchildren: Archer Meza, Kenidie Johnson and Lisa Walters. Born in Laredo Texas, Oscar proudly served in the US Air Force as a fireman. Making his permanent home in Pasadena Texas, he retired from DuPont and was the best Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather and Handy-Man you could ask for! He is preceded in death by his parents Arnulfo and Rebeca Cantu, brothers Luis Cantu and Alfredo Cantu; survived by brothers Armando Cantu, Jose Cantu and wife Laya, and Arnulfo Cantu Jr. and wife Silvia, sisters Eva Sanchez and Rebeca Pena, along with numerous nieces and nephews. Services were held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 . His final resting place is Bethany Cemetery in Pasadena, Texas.