MISSION – Jose Roberto Cavazos was born in Mission Texas on March 28, 1931, to Roberto and Isabel Cavazos.
He graduated from Mission High School and was a truck driver all his life. He was a member of the Catholic church.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Dora Cavazos; children, Ruben Cavazos, Jose Cavazos Jr., Belinda Adame, Reynaldo Cavazos, Thelma Fitzgerald, Dr. Norma Cavazos-Salas, Patricia Ramirez and Cynthia Cavazos-Gonzalez; brothers, Carlos and Arturo Cavazos; sisters, Maria Elena and Irma Cavazos; and 18 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ruben, Jose Israel, René and Guadalupe Javier; and sister, Maria Lucia.
A rosary will be held on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at Flores Funeral Home in Mission. The funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.