Jesus “Buddy” Martinez Cantu, 75, went to be with Our Lord on Monday, September 23, 2013. He was born in Robstown, Texas on February 26, 1938 to Manuel Gutierrez Cantu and Elena Martinez Cantu. He proudly served our country in the US Navy. Jesus will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Esperanza M. Cantu of Robstown, Texas; his daughter, Hope Cantu (Enrique Longoria) of Robstown, Texas; and two sons, James (Michelle) Cantu of Corpus Christi, Texas and Jerry Cantu of Houston, Texas; his brothers and sisters, Claudina Perez of Mathis, Texas, Eva Cantu of Corpus Christi, Texas, Manuel Cantu of Mathis, Texas, Anita Maldonado of San Antonio, Texas, Terrie Barrientes of Mathis, Texas, Joe Cantu of Temple, Texas, Gracie Cantu of Mathis, Texas, Nora Cantu of Mathis, Texas, Janie Leal of Mathis, Texas, Celia Gonzalez of Edinburg, Texas, Tony Cantu of Houston, Texas and Guadalupe Cantu of Mathis, Texas. He will also be missed by his two grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.

A Prayer Service was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. The Funeral Service was conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, September 27, 2013 at Ramon Funeral Home Chapel in Robstown, Texas. Burial followed to Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Arrangements Entrusted to Ramon Funeral Home, Inc.