Dagoberto “Dago” Cavazos, 77, died May 3, 2019, while surrounded by his loving children and grandchildren. He was born on Jan. 8, 1942, in Alice to Leoncio Cavazos and Gertrudis Villarreal Cavazos. Dago was a private in the United States Army. He was active in St. Joseph Catholic Church and St. Martin Catholic Church, where he played his guitar, sang in the choir and used his skills as a handy-man to maintain the church grounds. He retired from the Kleberg County Courthouse, where he worked as a maintenance man for over 25 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Leoncio Cavazos Jr., Jesus “Chuy” Cavazos, Marcelo Cavazos, Mario Cavazos and Luis Guillermo Cavazos; two sisters, Maria Apolonia Cavazos and Hilda C. Jasso.
He is survived by his children, Juan Dagoberto Cavazos and Ricky Ricardo Cavazos of Alice, Terry Resendez (Oscar Resendez) and Ramon Cavazos, both of Kingsville; two sisters, Amparo Lopez and Maria de la Luz Cavazos both of Alice; and five grandchildren.
Visitation and Rosary were held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Turcotte Piper Mortuary. A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Kingsville. Interment followed at Santa Gertrudis Cemetery with military honors by the Kleberg County Honor Guard detail team.