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“My heartfelt condolences go out to Jeanell and her family ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Curtis - San Pedro, CA

“I am extremely sad to hear of Bobby's Passing. Many years of bowling, and that twist move he so loved will always be in my memories. God bless The...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: DeLeon - Banning, CA

“With deepest sympathy to the Cantu family and extended families. May God give you peace and comfort. Long time friends,Joe and Laurie Arce ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Joe Arce - La Quinta, CA - friend

“I am so sorry to hear about the passing and the loss, my heart and love goes out to the family. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jill Brooks - Friend

“To the family of Bobby Cantu. May the love of family and friends comfort you. Blessed are they that mourned: for they shall be comforted. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: CC - Michigan

“I will miss you so much my tio. You have been a big part of my life, you we're like a father to me, always willing to help me with an open heart. I...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Luz Rivas - La Quinta, CA

“A MAN of honor, humble, respectful and dependable those are only a few words that best describe Bobby if you were his friend, you were a very lucky...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Robert C Lopez - Thousand Palms, CA


Bobby Cantu, lifelong resident of the Coachella Valley, born January 19, 1948 in Mercedes, Texas passed away like a warrior, fighting cancer, on August 24, 2017. He and his wife Janie built Desert View Tree Service, a successful family run tree trimming business for 30 years. He was a beloved friend to everyone and highly respected within the community. He enjoyed many activities in life including; camping, RVing in the "Puff Puff", bingo, playing rummy, dancing cumbias and the twist, bowling, and golfing. His number one love was spending time with his family. He lives on in his wife of 43 years, Janie Cantu, four children, Jeanell (Dean), Maria Matina (Angel), Bobbi Jane (Eddie), Bobby Jr., 17 grandchildren, sister Dora Izaguirre and brother Natividad Cantu . The family would like to express their gratitude and love to the medical staff at Kaiser Oncology Clinic in Palm Desert. Visitation will be on Thursday, August 31, 2017 from 5-9pm, service at 6pm at Desert Cities Baptist Church in Palm Desert. Memorial Services will be on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 11am, also at Desert Cities Baptist Church with interment at Desert Memorial Park to follow. For the love of his grandson, Lil Robert, and his desire to communicate with him. He became an advocate of Autism research and Speech Therapy. We would like to continue supporting Lil Robert's education and therapy, as it was close to Bobby's heart. The family has opened a non-profit account with Wells Fargo Bank for Lil Robert's continued development. In lieu of Flowers's the family asks to please make a donation to the following: Jeanell Cantu Dowty Robert Cantu Donation Fund, Wells Fargo Bank.
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