Jose Salvador Hernandez Alcantar, 76 passed away peacefully on June 24, 2021, with his family by his side.
Salvador affectionately known as "Chava" or Sal by his friends and family was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, on August 17, 1944, to Sabino and Piedad Alcantar. Later in life he moved to El Paso, Texas where he met his best friend and wife, Angelita Alcaraz. They were blessed to enjoy 59 years of love and laughter. After moving to several states, Salvador finally settled down in Mesa Arizona with his family.
Salvador loved to play the guitar, sing, fishing, and woodworking. He loved watching his favorite hometown teams play sports. Arizona Diamondback baseball and Arizona Cardinals football. If there was a game, he could be found in front of the big screen watching it.
Salvador is survived by his wife Angelita, their seven children Teresa (Jeff) Louden, Angelita (Rosendo)Vega, Sylvia (Darrell) Haynie, Dolores Alcantar, Estella (David) Pell, Salvador (Angelene) Alcantar and Marcos (Heather) Alcantar. He has been blessed with 25 grandchildren, Toia, Tashina, Hunter, Dallas, Veronica, Regina, Sabrina, Joshua, Enoch, Donovan, Steven, Zackary, Levi, Jessica, Christopher, Mariah, Michael, Dakota, Dokken, Drezen, Zander, Sawyer Ambrey-Jae, Kaiden, Maverick, and Axel. He was also blessed with 28 great grandchildren, Matthew, Mya, Brevik, Brycen, Brooklee, Easton, Jett, Asher, Lyla, Adeline, Brigham, Frankie, Vincent, Caitlyn, Bailey, Kavin, Layson, Trysten, Raya, Lucas, Olivia, Harley, Isley, Vincent, Haylie, Emilia and Roselyn.
To those who know him, Salvador was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and hero. He will be truly missed but live on in their memories and hearts eternally.
Funeral services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2885 W Hwy 277 in Snowflake, Arizona on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at the Snowflake Cemetery, 390 South 4th Street West, Snowflake, Arizona.
The services will be broadcast on Zoom, copy and paste the following link: https://zoom.us/j/92570912769?pwd=V00rSFhucjZ4NENKU0ZlTS9IcVQ3Zz09
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