Angel Cantu Delgado

September 24, 1934 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 87)


Angel Cantu "AC" Delgado, 87, died May 16, 2022 in Cuero, Texas. He was born September 24, 1934 in San Saba, Texas to the late Antonio and Cruz Cantu Delgado.

AC exemplified the epitome of a hard work ethic. AC grew up working the cotton fields in West Texas. He raised cattle, hogs and sheep, but his passion in life would be Delgado Painters, which he owned and operated and was the original founder of Andy's Quick Stop in Cuero. AC will be remembered for his love of coffee, boxing, BBQ, Norteno music and sharing ice cream with his great grandchildren. AC was baptized July 1974 and was a member of the Cuero Kingdom Hall.

AC is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, his hunny, Pauline Morales Delgado whom he married in Lamesa, Texas, his sons: Angel, Jesse (GiGi), Gilbert and Juan Jose (Angie). His daughters; Elsa Delgado, Lucinda Fernandez and Mary Jane Ruiz (Michael), 20 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

AC is preceded in death by his parents, son; Steven Flores, grandchildren; Azalea, Jason and Joshua Delgado, siblings; Antonio, Susana, Jesus, Cosme, Ramon, Jose, Jesusa, Celestina, Consuelo, Gustavo, Guadalupe, Amalia, Emilia, Tomasa, Pedro and Refugio.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Nicholas Lemley, Dr. Valente Benavidez, Dr. Peter Nguyen and New Century Hospice.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 10am at The Cuero Clubhouse 210 Leonard Drive Cuero, Tx 77954

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