Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

July 11, 2013

Tony R. Canales

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Mrs. Tony R. Canales, 74, of Corsicana passed away at Methodist Medical Center in Dallas Monday, July 8, 2013.

She was born June 5, 1939, in Rice, to Frank and Rachael Regalado.

Tony was a loving, caring mother and grandmother. She spent her life caring for her family. She loved riding bikes, dancing, taking walks and most especially caring for her plants. She was such a fan of Chuck Norris that she would even watch his infomercials like they were movies.   

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, John Canales Jr.; her daughter, Teresa Rangel; grandson, Osiel Rangel; her brother, Frank Regalado Jr.; and sister, Rosa Garcia.

Survivors include her children, Rita Canales, Damon Canales and wife Wendy, Carolina C. Ruiz, Richard Canales and wife Barbara Ann, Tommy Canales and wife Sara, Delores Canales, and Daniel Canales and wife Dawn. Tony is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Delores Marrero, Rita Garcia, Virginia Garcia and Georgia Flores; and brothers, Richard Regalado and John Regalado.  

Visitation with the family was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Corley Funeral Home in Corsicana.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Polk officiating. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Richard Canales, Daniel Canales, Damon Canales, Tommy Canales, Tom Crouch and Gene Lusk.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Tony R. Canales obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.