Tony Leivas Sr.

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  • "Praying for all the Leivas Family in the loss of a good man..."
    - Pastor Ed Sena
  • "To all the family of Larry Leivas and his wonderful wife..."
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Tony Leivas Sr. LUBBOCK-Tony Leivas passed away on July 29, 2014, following a lengthy battle with cancer. A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Christ the King Cathedral. Cremation with confidence is under the care of Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. To send your words of encouragement to Tony's family visit Tony was born in Austin on June 13, 1931, to the late Jose and Anastacia Leivas. On July 19, 1950, he married Marie Gonzales in Austin. He retired from United Supermarkets in Nov. 2013 following a twelve-year career as a customer service representative. Tony also worked for R C Young in Lubbock for thirty-two years. Tony never met a stranger and enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. Survivors include his wife, Marie; three sons, Larry Leivas and wife Oralia of Lubbock, Thomas Leivas and wife Maria, and Tony Leivas Jr. and wife Yolanda, all of Austin; a daughter, Cynthia Villegas and husband Rael of Idalou; two brothers, Rudy Leivas of Lamesa and Ignacio Leivas and wife Esther; and two sisters, Beatrice Diaz and Nora Flores, all of Austin; ten grandchildren; and thirty-six great-grandchildren. Along with his parents, Tony was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Jesse and John; and a sister, Lucia. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of Lubbock, 3702 21st Street, Lubbock, TX 79410-1299.

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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Aug. 3, 2014