Antonio Castaneda

Antonio Castaneda
Antonio Castaneda

Antonio Castaneda, 46, of Amarillo, TX passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at BSA Hospital.

A public viewing will be held from 5:00-8:00 pm on December 11, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount Blvd.  Private funeral services for immediate family only will be at 4:30 pm, Saturday, December 12, 2020, at the funeral home. Use the YouTube link below on the day of the service for those that wish to attend virtually. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

In order to keep the safety and well-being of the immediate family, due to Covid-19, a private service will be held with only his direct family. The family apologizes beforehand and asks that the family’s wishes be respected and understood.

Tony was born on May 10, 1974, to Jose Castaneda and Cecilia Blackburn.  He attended high school in Amarillo and San Antonio College thereafter. He later returned to Amarillo where he started his insurance career with his closest friend and business partner, Roberto Saldana.

On November 28, 1998, Tony married the love of his life, his high school sweetheart, Leonora Garcia. In 2004, he entered into a partnership and opened his own insurance company.  Amarillo’s Insurance became very successful in the surrounding area and continues to thrive.

Tony will be remembered as a great husband, father, friend, and soon-to-be grandpa.  He was often on the phone checking on family and friends and was always willing to help anyone in need.  His favorite past time was spending time with his family.  He enjoyed swimming, camping, vacationing all over the United States, and trips to the mountains in Colorado. The weekends were spent having family get-togethers.  He always brought his favorite foods to cook on the grill or the disco, such as shrimp, fish, ribeye steaks, and other foods.  He was a diehard 49ers football fan.

His daughter, Beatrice, on March 28, 1995, two grandmothers, and one grandfather preceded him in death.

Tony is survived by his wife, Leonora Castaneda; his daughters, Breyana and Sariah, and soon to be granddaughter, Toni Kai; mother, Cecilia Blackburn; siblings, Nohemi, Juan, Maria, Bernardo and spouse Sonia Castaneda, Elizabeth Pacheco, and Jose Carrillo; many nieces and nephews; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Allen and Rita Garcia; sister-in-law, Francis Garcia; brother-in-law, Robert Jr. and spouse Missy Garcia; along with many loved ones.

Family and friends will dearly miss Tony.

Use this link to view the service: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwxCSdC9KKslSEh3MxAy1pA/featured?view_as=subscriber

29 Replies to “Antonio Castaneda”

  1. Mis mas sentidas condolencias a Toda su Familia Tony fue una gran persona y muy buen ser humano Descansa en Paz Amigo K Dios Te Reciba En Su Reino !!! 🙏🏼

  2. My sincere condolences prayers for comfort and healing. Such a beautiful person with such a beautiful soul always helpful with kind words and a smile Rip Tony you will truly be missed my prayers to your family..May the gates of Heaven be wide open for you.

  3. Tony. Te extrañaremos Pero nos vemos en el paraíso ,donde la muerte ya no existirá (rev 21:3,4). Jesús nos prometió que una resurrección (Juan 5 :28 ,29) que nuestro gran Dios Jehová te tenga en su Santa memoria y estés escrito en su libro de recuerdos. Nuestro más sentido pésame para su esposa Leonora ,Sariah y Breyana. Y a toda su familia.

  4. I am so sorry your loss. I will pray for peace and comfort for Leonora, his daughters and his entire family.. RIP Tony..

  5. Joe and I loved Tony and his family so very much. We will really miss him. He and Joe loved to visit and talk. We loved having he and his family come over. We always talked about our Lord and Savior and enjoyed his reading of the scriptures. He was a true friend and neighbor. We will really miss him!! Love to his family!! Joe and Marjorie Walsh

  6. Siento tanto tu pérdida primo, fueron pocas las veces de nuestras charlas pero muy gratas, Dios le de pronta resignación a mi tía y hermanos

  7. My deepest condolences to the family and friends. May the lord wrap his arms around you and give you peace and strength throughout this time of grief. Tony was an amazing person/friend. He will forever live in our hearts.

  8. Tony you forevet will remain in my heart and memories. You were always a good husband/father/brother& son.A true friend to whoever you meet. REST EASY BRO.

  9. We are sorry to learn about your loss of Tony. I personally will miss his smile and strong hug at our JW meetings. We’ll meet with him again soon! Our prayers are with the family and may Jehovah’s holy spirit give you peace and comfort.
    We love you brother and sister.
    Terry and Lucy Davis

  10. Tony, heaven has gain another Angel with your presences before the Lord. Your departure has left us with such a great emptiness in our lives and hearts.
    Fair well my friend in your new jurney, i pray the lord to see you again o e day. My condolences to the Castañeda family. And all our mutual friends. 😔

  11. Eres y serás un Ángel gracias por tanto primo siempre te voy a llevar en mi corazón me va a ser mucha falta platicar contigo sin duda alguna la mejor persona que e conocido te quiero mucho

  12. I’m so sorry for your loss, my heart hurts for his wife n family. I knew Tony for many years back. I met Tony when he worked for affordable Ins. On 24 th n grand. . My condolences to his wife and family .

  13. My condolences to Family, Friends and Amarillo’s insurance , Tony had a good heart and soul, Was a pleasure knowing you. Thank you for pushing me to be better. Rest in Peace Boss. Angelia and Family.

  14. My condolences to your family. I remember him as always being nice and always smiling. May he rest in peace. Prayers to the family for comfort, peace, and understanding.

  15. My dear friend you will be sorely missed.
    You were a great human being with a heart as big as Texas.
    May you rest in peace and God comfort you family.
    From me and all of Chihuahua Motors please receive our prayers and our deepest condolences…never stop smiling upon us.RIP

  16. Our heartfelt condolences to the Castaneda family. May the Lord wrap his loving arms around bringing you peace and comfort. Leonora, my brother Jeremy and I will be praying for you. Love You. Jeremy&Antonia Hernandez

  17. My heartfelt condolences to the Castaneda family. May the Lord wrap his loving arms around you. Leonora, my brother Jeremy and I will be praying for you all. Love you, Antonia & Jeremy Hernandez

  18. Our deepest condolences to your family. Tony was a very sweet considerate man. May he Rest In Peace. – Jorge, Terry, and Andie Rodriguez

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