Funeral service for Wilbert Cruz Sr, age 43, of Winnsboro will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Miranda officiating. Visitation following funeral service until 5p.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Cruz passed away Sunday September 20, 2020, at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler.
Wilbert Cruz, Sr. was born November 10, 1976 in Chahuites, Oaxaca, Mexico to Francisco and Isabel Cruz. He married Carmen Vicente in Mexico. He was a loving father and husband to his children and wife and enjoyed watching the Texas Rangers. Wilbert was friendly and always could put a smile on someone’s face.
He is survived by wife, Carmen; son, Wilbert Cruz; daughter, Aylin Cruz (Chad Wetzel); brothers, Eddy Cruz and Jhonny Cruz; sisters, Nayelly Toledo and Carmen Nava; mother in law, Rosaelvia Ramos Hernandez; His kids godparents, Carlos Sanchez and Lizbeth and Flores Rodriguez Emigdia and Juana Emigdia; godmother, Maricella Ashkenaze.
He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Pedro Martinez, Margarita Arevalo, and Lucia Astellanos; grandfather, Miguel Velasquez; father in law, Carlos Vicente Gomez.