BRECKENRIDGE — Jerry Castaneda, 53, of Breckenridge, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 after a 5-year battle with End Stage Renal Disease. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30 in the Morehart Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Michael Roach officiating. Interment followed in the Breckenridge Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Visitation was held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29 at Morehart Mortuary.
Jerry Castaneda was born Aug. 10, 1965 in Crowell, Texas to parents, L.R. Castaneda and Josephine Velez. Jerry graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1984 and then went on to graduate from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri in 1989. He lived in Missouri and Wisconsin before coming back to Breckenridge where he worked at Walmart for 15 years. On Feb. 20, 2007, he married Becky Gonzales in Breckenridge. He collected football cards, was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and loved Superman. Jerry had a strong faith and was a Bible believing, Jesus-following Christian American. Jesus was his priority and his favorite scripture was Philippians 4:13. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, L.R. and Josephine Castaneda.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Castaneda of Breckenridge; five sisters, Barbara Mendez, Jovita Oxlaj, both of Breckenridge, Susan Elizondo of Cisco, Margaret Castillo of Clinton, Oklahoma, Sylvia Villanueva of Dallas; two brothers, Ruben Castaneda of Cisco, Felix Castaneda of Breckenridge; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Our Town and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at www.morehartmortuary.net.