Brownsville's Beloved Coach to be Laid to Rest on Wednesday

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - Brownsville’s beloved coach, teacher, colleague and friend will be laid to rest Wednesday.

Visitation for Coach Art Cantu will be held at Darling Mouser Funeral Home in Brownsville on Tuesday, August 22  starting at 11:00 AM with a rosary service scheduled for 7:00 PM. 

The Funeral Mass will be at 10 AM on Wednesday August 23 at Immaculate Conception Cathedral.

Coach Cantu passed away at Sams Stadium during a scrimmage.

He was the assistant defensive line coach at Pace Early College High School. Previously he worked at Stell Middle School as the Athletic Coordinator. 

Coach Cantu also worked at Rivera Early College High School, where he was loved by students and football players.

Since the passing of Coach Cantu, hundreds of people gave their condolences on social media, praising Cantu for his passion and dedication.


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