Charles Cruz Cortez

April 05, 2021

Charles Cruz Cortez, of Breckenridge, TX, passed away March 18,

2021. A funeral service will be held at 10:00AM, Wednesday, March

24, 2021 at the First Baptist Church, Throckmorton with Rev. Dannie

Lee officiating. Burial will follow services at Throckmorton Cemetery

under the direction of Smith Family Funeral Homes. A visitation is

planned from 6:00-7:00PM, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the funeral

home, 107 N. Austin, Throckmorton, TX.

Charles was born January 15, 1971, in Throckmorton, TX to Amelia

(Reyna) and Jesse Cortez. He married Angela (Martinez) on December

18, 2000 in Graham. He loved hunting and fishing. Charles was always

working, quick witted, and fun loving. He owned and operated Throckmorton

Tire Shop.

He is survived by his wife Angela Cortez of Breckenridge; 2 daughters, Jessica Cortez

and spouse Shawna Green of Amarillo, Brittany Rosenberger and husband Andrew of

Newton Falls, OH; 3 sons, Jacob Cortez and wife Jamie of Graham, Ray Cortez and wife

Heather of Jacksonville, NC; Corbin Cortez and wife Taylor of Breckenridge; 3 grandchildren,

Kyren, Hunter, Peyson, and one on the way; parents, Jesse and Amelia Cortez

of Throckmorton; sister, Susan Looney of Wichita Falls; numerous nieces, nephews, and


He is preceded in death by his 3 brothers, Ray Cortez, Jesse Cortez, Jr., and Joe Cortez.

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