Orlando Hector Cantu

April 8, 1960 - March 16, 2022

Orlando Hector Cantu, 61, of Beaumont, died Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont. He was born April 8, 1960, in Lubbock, Texas, to Amparo Arauza Cantu and Samuel Rejino Cantu. Orlando was the former mayor of Rose City and he obtained his electronic degree from Lamar University.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Michelle “Mimi” Cantu of Beaumont; mother, Amparo Cantu-Rivera of Rose City; brother, Oscar Cantu and his wife, Barbara, of Liberty; sister, Rosalinda Cantu Haynes and her husband, Roy W. Haynes, of Groves; brothers, Baldomoro “Tico” Rivera and his wife, Shirley, of Vidor; John Rivera and his wife, Renee, of Silsbee; sisters, Bonnie Rivera of Vidor; Virginia “Gina” Hernandez of Beaumont; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Orlando is preceded in death by his father, Samuel Rejino Cantu; brother, Sammy R. Cantu; sister, Alicia Cantu Lopez; and nephew, Gerald Preston Cantu.

There will be a gathering of Mr. Cantu’s family and friends beginning at 10:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 25, 2022, at The Apostolic Church of Beaumont, 3333 Eastex Freeway #7948, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Kidney Foundation, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

Gathering of Family and Friends

The Apostolic Church
  • 3333, Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas, 77706,
  • March 25, 2022
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Funeral Service

The Apostolic Church
  • 3333, Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas, 77706,
  • March 25, 2022
  • 11:00 am


Broussard’s Crematorium
  • 5150, Stivers Dr, Beaumont, TX, 77705,

Comments (1)

    AURORA Ferrer says:

    Sorry to hear that but he’s in heaven ahead of us and not sufferring now.
    Just be strong family and keep living a blessed life. God bless y’all
    Love Ricardo and Aurora Ferrer

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