Simon S. Cardenas, Jr. LUBBOCK-Simon Cardenas, Jr. of Lubbock passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, at the age of 66. He was born July 30, 1947, in Floresville, Texas, to Simon and Elvira (Sanchez) Cardenas, Sr. He married Ofelia Cerda on Nov. 10, 1963. Simon was the owner and operator of Simon's Installation & Service. He was very much a perfectionist and true artisan, working carefully with his hands. He lived in Lubbock for more than 40 years. He loved spending time with his family and friends; he will be deeply missed by all. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Ofelia; one son, Eric Cardenas; one daughter, Yvette Cardenas Holmes and husband Stephen; two brothers, Ray and Armando Cardenas; two sisters, Dora Ramos, and Elvira Villa and husband Louis. Simon was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Gavino Cardenas. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 16, 2014, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. in Combest Family Memorial Chapel. Services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, in Combest Family Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at City of Lubbock Cemetery. Please celebrate the life of Simon by visiting www.combestfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
Combest Family Funeral Homes
2210 Broadway Lubbock, TX 79401
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on June 15, 2014