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Christian Vela

October 6, 2001 ~ April 24, 2022 (age 20)

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Christian Isaiah Vela, unexpectedly passed away on April 24, 2022 in Lubbock, TX. He was born on October 6, 2001 in Lubbock, TX. He graduated from Lubbock High School with high honors and was attending South Plains College to pursue his passion in Computer Engineering.

Christian was a very handsome, intelligent, and kind hearted young man. He was quiet and reserved but in his element he would be excited to help people with their computers or anything else they would need.

Christian was a member of Community Heights Church. He will be greatly missed.

Those left to cherish his memory are his parents, Albert Castro, Jr. and Jessica Vela Castro of Lubbock, his sister Erin Blanco, and husband Robert Blanco, two nieces Journee and Haven Blanco, his brother Joshua Castro, three Uncles Donny Hernandez from Odessa, Ambrose Hernandez from McAllen, and John Joe Hernandez from Comfort, and numerous cousins. He also leaves behind a church family and friends who love him.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather Enrique Vela Jr, grandmother Lilly Macias, and his brother Anthony Castro.

Visitation will be held from 5:00pm-9:00pm on Sunday, May 1, 2022 with the celebration of life at 7:00pm at Guajardo Funeral Chapels.

Funeral services will be at 10:00am on Monday, May 2, 2022 at Calvary Baptist Church.
Interment will follow at Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park.

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