Funeral services for Javiel A. Pantoja, 40, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014 at Oak Hill Cemetery. He died Friday, April 25, 2014 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO.
Javiel was born on October 30, 1973 in Lawrence, KS the son of Luis A. Pantoja, Sr. and Jenny Mendoza.
Javiel enjoyed listening to music, watching movies, playing games and spending time with family.
Survivors include his mother, of Lawrence; sister, Katoya Logan, Lawrence; brothers, Orlando Mendoza, Lawrence, Charles Lawton, Florida; sister-in-law, Robyn Whitlock; nieces and nephews, Caitlyn, Briana, Camron, Treyvon, Marcello and great niece, Sophia. He was preceded in death by his father, Luis and brother, Louis A. Pantoja, Jr He also leves behind many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
The family will greet friends from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
The family asks that you wear Javiel’s favorite colors of red and black.
The family suggests memorials in his name to Javiel Pantoja Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the mortuary.