Eduardo Cavazos

October 13, 1935 - December 7, 2020
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Obituary

Eduardo Cavazos, 85, entered into eternal rest Monday, December 7, 2020.

Lalo was born and raised in Laredo, Texas and was quick to become a staple in the city for all of his achievements. Through hard work, determination and perseverance he became quite the businessman. Owner of Lalo’s Sportsman’s Club, El Pozo for 40 years, he was always first to offer to host fundraisers, plate sales, sponsor sports teams and help anyone in need. He also held a number of admirable recognition’s such as the Tejano Achievers, Chamber of Commerce Person of the Year, and also co-founded the Latin American International Sports Hall of Fame. He was later inducted into the Hall of Fame and held multiple positions from 1988-2020. His bar was recognized by Texas Monthly as one of Texas’ best dive bars in Jan 2017.

Mathew 25: 34-36 “34, Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. 35, For I was an hungered, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in. 36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.”

To know Lalo was to love him. He was always willing to help without expecting anything in return. Always social and giving. Graciously giving up anything he had to help anyone in need because he was a provider to his community. The type of man whose smile could light up even the darkest of days, and the type of man you hope to see more of in the world. He reminded us all that happiness does not come from possessions but from being good and doing good, working hard and taking the time for the most important thing, his family. Creating lifelong memories that will live on in all of us. From Easter celebrations and eating carne asada at his ranch the 4 Comas, to drinking a cold beer at the Cantina after a long hot day. No matter how simple the event was, it was always the company of his loved ones that gave him the most joy.

Today we say good-bye, but eternity awaits, until then we will cheer to Lalo and all that he has given to us.

“And when God takes you back, He’ll say, “Hallelujah, you’re home”.

Lalo blessed us all with his life!!

Mr. Cavazos is preceded in death by his grandchildren, Graciela Michelle Santos, David Gerardo Rincon, Jr.

Left to cherish his memory is his beloved wife of 65 years of marriage, Leonor Garza Cavazos; children, San Juanita Tomasa (Eduardo) Curbeira, Eduardo (Ludivina) Cavazos, Jr., Maria Imelda (Jesus+) Santos, Rosalinda (Jesus) Ballesteros, Gerardo (Diana) Cavazos; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 4 surviving siblings out of 14; as well as other family and friends who will greatly miss him.

The family will receive guests on Friday, December 11, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services. A Prayer Service will start at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services chapel. A chapel service will begin at 9:00 am. Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041 (956) 723-3611. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, December 11, 2020

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services

Address:

1320 Trey Drive
Laredo, Texas 78041

A Prayer Service will begin at 7:00 pm


Service Information

Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020

Time: 9:00 am

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services

Address:

1320 Trey Drive
Laredo, Texas 78041

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020

Calvary Catholic Cemetery

Address:

3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041

 

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Timeline for Eduardo Cavazos

Born: October 13, 1935
 
October 13, 2019
Tio Eduardo’s 85th Birthday Celebration
Tio Eduardo’s 85th Birthday Celebration
 
September 30, 1940
Mama Antonia con Eduardo
Mama Antonia con Eduardo
 
February 1, 2017
Papi on TexasMonthy
Papi on TexasMonthy
 
January 1, 2017
Papi on the Texas monthly.
Papi on the Texas monthly.
Died: December 7, 2020

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Dora posted on 12/27/20

My condolences to the Cavazos family. I just became aware of Don Lalo’s passing. I was lucky to have had been able to make beautiful memories with him. He was an amazing person, listener, and had the biggest heart. I miss him already and cherish all those memories at El pozo, and he will forever be in my heart. So so sorry. Heaven has gained an angel.

 

Elsa Dominguez & family posted on 12/13/20

Our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to Jerry,Diana and the Cavazos family. Lalo was a true and great friend of our father Abelardo " El Cura" Dominguez. El Pozo became a staple of our lives. Dad had the best times there. Meeting up with old acuaintances from the old barrio and friends traveling from out of town. Enjoying many sports events,planning the next fundraiser or local festive event. Everyone always felt at home there, because Lalo made sure you were . Mr.Cavazos will be greatly missed but for sure NEVER forgotten. Rest easy Lalo respectfully Rudy,Elsa, George and Lisa Dominguez.

 

Elsa Dominguez posted on 12/13/20

In behalf of the Dominguez family we want to express our most sincere and heartfelt condolences. To Jerry and Diana and the rest of the Cavazos family . Lalo was a true and good friend of my father Abelardo "El Cura" Dominguez. El Pozo was where he would go meet up with all his friends and talk about sports over some cold beers. Many great memories were made there.Lalo will be truly missed but will never be forgotten. From Rudy,Elsa, George and Lisa Dominguez.

 

Rosario C. Medina posted on 12/12/20

Our most sincere condolences on the loss of a great man, father, friend , and compadre. He will rejoice in heaven when he meets up with all his friends that have gone before him. On behalf of the family of the late Hector Castaneda and his comadre Mary Castaneda

 

Orlando Medina posted on 12/12/20

My condolences to the Cavazos family on behalf of Orlando Medina

 

Berta and Jessica Cavazos posted on 12/12/20

Our most sincere condolences to the family of Eduardo Cavazos. May he rest in peace.

 

Gilbert Ybanez posted on 12/12/20

From Sheriff Gilbert Ybanez, I would like to extend my deepest condolences. Lalo was one of my dearest and sincere friends. I truly enjoyed my time well spent with him and will always treasure his companionship, especially the times at the famous “El Pozo”. May he Rest In Peace ✝️. May God bless all the family 🙏🏻.

 

Norma Gonzalez posted on 12/12/20

On behalf of the González-Cavazos Family, we offer our most sincere condolences. May the perpetual light shine upon Tio Eduardo and may he Rest In Peace. Amen.

 

David Liendo posted on 12/11/20

From David Liendo family, We extend our most sincere condolences to the Cavazos Family May Mr.Cavazos rest in Peace

 

Mr. & Mrs. Armando Villarreal Sr. and Family posted on 12/11/20

In this time of sorrow, we would like to extend our deepest condolences. May our Lord comfort you and your loved ones. Our family will be keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.

 

Graciela Ramirez posted on 12/11/20

He would serve cake and soda and chips for us whenever we came over to his bar. And usually 20$ to “get something to eat.” He was the first to hug me and asked how I’m doing. He would ask me how was school and stuff. I loved hearing him talk, along with my Wela Nora. I will truly and dearly miss him, with all my heart. I love you Welo Lalo.

 

Kelly Barrera posted on 12/11/20

I didn't know Mr. Cavazos, but his grandson Jesus Eduardo told me wonderful stories about him. May he rest in peace. My condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Cavazos.

 

Lupita Oldham and Family posted on 12/11/20

Mis condolencias para Mrs Cavazos y toda la familia

 

Lupita Oldham and Family posted on 12/11/20

In memory of Eduardo Cavazos, Lupita Oldham and Family lit a candle

 

Mario & Mando Mendoza posted on 12/11/20

Nuestro amigo Lalo, gracias por tu amistad y finas atenciones que recibimos en el bar. Mis condolencias para toda la familia Cavazos y que descanse en paz.

 

Cesar & Lupita Oldham posted on 12/11/20

Our deepest condolences to Mrs. Cavazos, Rosalinda and the entire Cavazos family. It’s hard to believe that he was taken from us , So suddenly and during a time when we need that smile and joy for life most. It is difficult for everyone but we must accept the Lord’s will. RIP Mr. Cavazos Cesar & Lupita Oldham

 

GERARDO PINA posted on 12/10/20

Mi mas sentido pesame para toda su familia. A Don Lalo de doy las gracias por haberme permitirme tocar mi musica y cantar en ahi en "El Pozo". Su cancion de los Bribones "Dos Cosas" que el siempre canto, la seguire tocando y cantando mientras tenga yo oportunidad, sera dedicada a el. My most sincere and deepest condolences to all his family members. I thank Don Lalo for allowed me to play my music and sing there at "El Pozo". His song of the "Bribones", "Dos Cosas" that he always sang, I will continue playing it and singing it as long as I have the opportunity, will be dedicated to him always

 

Juan Tijerina posted on 12/10/20

In memory of Eduardo Cavazos, Juan Tijerina lit a candle

 

Juan Tijerina posted on 12/10/20

Lalo, como te voy estranar. You were the wise sage I'd consult from time to time, always with fatherly advice. Mi amigo, RIP. Juan Tijerina

 

Carolina Guerrero posted on 12/10/20

My Deepest condolences I thank God I got the honor of meeting him. May He Rest In Peace 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 Carolina G

 

Nora Robinson posted on 12/10/20

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Cavazos family. Henry & Nora Robinson Dickinson, Texas

 

Hector M Patino posted on 12/10/20

Mis mas sinceras condolencias y oraciones a favor de la Familia Cavazos.

 

Noe Esparza posted on 12/10/20

In memory of Eduardo Cavazos, Noe Esparza lit a candle

 

Noe Rsparza posted on 12/10/20

Condolences to his wife , sons, daughters & the Cavazos family. Great & wonderful person who I got to spend great times together. Respected by everyone who got to know him. A hurtful loss for all. Rest in Heavenly Peace. Mr. Lalo Cavazos. Your memories will lives for decades to come

 

Laura G Cavazos/Chris DeGroot posted on 12/10/20

We wish we could be there to honor your Dad along with you my friend. He was a loving, kind and wonderful Dad that touched the hearts of so many in our community. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to you and your wonderful family. Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to you and your family during this very difficult time.

 

Maria De La Luz Luz Sauceda posted on 12/10/20

Jerry and Family, I a very sorry for you loss, My prayer are with you and your family. Always Luz Sauceda

 

Hortencia Garza Ramirez posted on 12/9/20

Our most sincere condolences for your family on the loss of your loved one, may God give you strength. The Garza's family (Pedro, Martin, Tencha, Lucila, Elsa & Sylvia)

 

Adriana Estevis posted on 12/9/20

Condolences to the entire Cavazos Family. May the Lord give you strengths, keep you safe and blessing through these difficult times. Lalo will be dearly miss. We enjoyed all those memorial Smiles we shared together. Lord Bless, Barry “Cuz” and Adriana

 

Flores Eye Care Clinic posted on 12/9/20

Our sincerest condolences. Mr. Cavazos will always be remembered for his generosity and kind heart from Dr. Amador Flores and Staff

 

Myrna Wise posted on 12/9/20

My deepest condolences 🙏🙏🙏

 

Agustin Mendoza posted on 12/9/20

Our most deepest condolences to you and your most beautiful family.may he rest in peace.million blessing.

 

Claudia HDZ Cavazos posted on 12/8/20

Tia Nora y familia. Nuestras condolencias para ustedes Dios les dará las fuerzas para seguir adelante . Claudia,Arturo,Paula,Jason Cavazos

 

Sandra Cavazos posted on 12/8/20

My deepest condolences to all your family 🙏 . Tio Lalo was a good man! May he Rest In Peace. Our love and prayers are with you all 🙏🙏. Sincerely, Sandra Cavazos Ayala

 

Teresa Flores posted on 12/8/20

My dearest and beloved Tio Edward, how grateful I am to have spent some time with you just a few months ago. May God wrap his loving arms around you, and give you peace.

 

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