San Juan – Juan Elias III, 24, entered eternal rest on Monday, September 20, 2021 at McAllen Medical Center. He was born on Tuesday, March 11, 1997, the son of Juan Elias Jr. and Esperanza Bustamante.
Juan was a lifelong resident of McAllen before moving to San Juan. He graduated from Nikki Rowe High School in 2015 where he played football for 4 years. Juan was known to his friends and family at “Chito”, “Thanos” and “Och”, besides football he enjoyed playing pool and barbecuing.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents: Concepcion Bustamante in 2018 and Guadalupe S. Castillo in 2020.
He is survived by his loving wife of 5 years: Janell Calderon; children: Aaron J. Elias of McAllen, Isaiah J. Elias of San Juan, Ilianah V. Elias of San Juan, Isaac E. Elias of San Juan; his parents Juan Elias Jr. of McAllen and Esperanza Bustamante of McAllen; sisters: Bianca Bustamante (Rick Flores) of McAllen and Martika Bustamante (Javier Vargas) of McAllen; nephews and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, September 24, 2021 at Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen and a Memorial Service will be held at 7:00 pm. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen.
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