Javiel Pantoja

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.

8 Condolences

  1. Liz Hall on April 28, 2014 at 4:05 pm

    RIP Javiel you will truley be missed

  2. Holiday Inn Staff of Forest,MS. on May 1, 2014 at 6:33 am

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  3. Monica Billy on May 2, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    RIP Cuz we have gained another guardian angel ❤️❤️❤️ Miss you & love you ❤️❤️❤️

  4. Angela Crenshaw on May 3, 2014 at 2:56 am

    Dear Jenny Mendoza & Family, we was very deeply saddened to hear of your unexpected heartbreaking loss of Javiel. My heart hurts for the pain you are feeling. Just know though so far away. Our hearts are there with you. Words cannot express the sadness in our hearts for the grief your family is experiencing. Life can certainly bring tragedy, and this is particularly true when we lose someone so dear to our heart. I wish I could think of something to say that would help ease your pain, but words just don’t do much in unimaginable time’s of loss like this. Me & my family offer our sincere deepest condolences to all of you during your heartbreaking loss, our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family in these troubling times.
    Javiel will be greatly missed, may he forever rest in peace. Now he is with the angels, and The Lord has his arms wrapped around him. May you all know peace in that he is with God now watching over all of us and he is still with you in your memories & hearts. Please be assured and comforted in knowing that one day we will see our loved ones again happy & healthy. Jesus promised at John 5:28 & 29 that “all those in memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” I pray this promise along with the loving memories to fill your heart with comfort and peace.

    Javiel was one of the best young men in which I have had the pleasure to know. Our encounters were always enjoyable and memorable. He will be remembered by me for his happiness, shear strength that gave inspiration to so many throughout his life, his unique sense of humor, & contagious smile he had that you could receive even through a phone call or text. He was always such a free spirited, full of life young man that will be remembered and cherished by many. He was one of a kind, you know one of those unique souls if your lucky you get to meet once in a lifetime…His spirit & memorie will live on in all of us who knew him.

    Our thoughts, prayers, & heart felt sympathy goes out to his family, & all who are struggling with this great loss. May God give you all the faith, strength, and peace to get through this difficult period and beyond. God Bless You All.

    Rest In Peace My Friend “Javiel”
    Your Friend,
    Angela Crenshaw & Family

  5. Maggie (Alexander) Escalanti on May 3, 2014 at 6:00 am

    Sorry for your loss, another angel called home. He will be truly missed. Thoughts and prayers for the family.

  6. Skip & Jessie Dawson on May 3, 2014 at 10:24 am

    Javiel you are loved by many and you will be missed greatly by family and friends. You were a wonderful man and we are so glad we had the pleasure of knowing and loving you. May you RIP.

  7. Shannon Bromley on May 4, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    I was privileged to know Javiel he changed my life in so many ways. Javiel was such a inspiration to many R.I.P My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  8. Monisa Mccrary-Melendez on November 18, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Nino, it’s hard to know that you are gone I love and miss you like crazy. Nino, you will for ever be in our hearts may you Rest In Paradise

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