Manuel B. Cantu, born June 26, 1938, went into the loving arms of the Lord on December 27, 2012 at the blessed age of 74. He is preceded in death by his parents Manuel and Elisa Cantu. He is survived by his spouse Yolanda Rodriguez, children Elizabeth Cantu, Manuel J. Cantu (Yvette Martinez) and Gilbert R. Cantu, sister Mary Lou Cortinas as well as grandchildren Justine, Andrew and Austin Cantu and great-grandchild Aiden Flores. Manuel was a hard worker who served his country honorably as a member of the US Navy
Special Forces. After finishing his commitment, Manuel went on to work for HEB where he retired after 20 years of faithful employment. He will be dearly missed and never forgotten. Visitation will begin Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 1pm with a rosary to be held at 7pm. A funeral mass will be held Monday, January 7, 2013 at 11am at Holy Family Catholic Church with interment to follow at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. Services under the direction of Castillo Mission Funeral Home.