Amadeo Cazares


Amadeo Cazares, 65, of Gruver, Texas passed away on November 20, 2021.

A funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Canyon, Texas with Father Scott Raef as celebrant. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Amadeo was born in Olton, Texas on September 24, 1956, to A.R. and Olivia Cazares.

Amadeo’s family moved to Gruver, Texas when he was in the first grade. He attended Gruver High School where he was known for bronc and bull riding and graduated in 1975. Following his graduation, he worked alongside his childhood friends, Monte Cluck and Tim Weldon, at Dean Cluck Feedyard. It was there that he met his future wife, Tencha Lechuga, to whom he proposed after just one week.

Amadeo was a long-time business owner in Gruver, known for his strong work ethic and quality welding craftsmanship. Most recently he worked in the oil and gas industry in West Texas. An avid outdoorsman, Amadeo enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends, but what he enjoyed the most was spending time with his grandchildren, Mason and Sophia.

He was preceded in death by his parents, A.R. and Olivia Cazares.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Tencha Cazares; son, Cody Cazares of Washington, D.C.; daughter, Kasey Cazares-Fleming; son-in-law, Robert Fleming; grandson, Mason Cazares; and granddaughter, Sophia Fleming, all of Windsor, Colorado; and countless family and friends.

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