Alejandro Javier Castañeda

07/13/1997 –


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  • Rosary
Date: 05/08/2020
Time: 7:00 pm
 – 8:00 pm
  • Funeral Mass
Date: 05/09/2020
Time: 10:00 am
 – 11:00 am
  • Cemetery Service
Date: 05/09/2020


Alejandro Javier Castañeda passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020. We will gather to recite the Holy Rosary Friday, May 8, 2020, at 7:00 pm at Bella Vie Venue under the direction of Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. We will celebrate his life of 22 years at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. In support of the health of our community, seating is limited due to the social distancing requirement set by Governor Abbott at both services. Please sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy by selecting the icon.

Alejandro Javier Castañeda was born on July 13, 1997, in Lubbock, TX.  He was the beloved son of Terisa and Mike Zapata and brother to Yzeña and Misael Castañeda. He worked as a Phlebotomist at Levelland Clinic North for three wonderful years. Alejandro was a student at SPC, majoring in Chemistry. He was devoted to his family and loved making everyone laugh and smile.

Alejandro’s hobbies included reading and music. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein was his favorite book as a child. He gave so much of himself to everyone, especially his siblings. He loved spending time with his baby brother, Misael, and playing guitar with his sister, Yzeña. His best trait was making people smile and feel special.

The time that was spent with him will forever be cherished by all of his family members and friends.


Celebration of Life


16 thoughts on “Alejandro Javier Castañeda”

  1. We will miss you, you touched so many of our lives and they will forever be changed without you in it. My thoughts and prays are with your family.

  2. We will always cherish the moments we had with you. You will forever be remembered and missed. Prayers for all the family, friends and co workers.


  4. You touched so many lives mine in particular. You made coming to work an adventure. All of the patients loved you as well as all of us who had the pleasure of working with you. I will miss listening to my old music with you at the night end of the days as you kept me company while I finished charting. May you Rest In Peace my sweet friend. Praying for peace and healing for all who knew him but especially his family who he so dearly loved.

  5. Our deepest condolences… may he Rest In Peace… Our heart goes out to y’all… Alma & David Kelley …Del Rio,Tx.

  6. I am grateful for the month we spent working together. You reminded me not to be so serious and made me laugh throughout the day every day. I formed bonds with other co-workers because of you. I will hold my memories with you my little buddy forever close to my heart. Oh how you are missed Alejandro. Que Diosito Te Tenga En Su Santa Gloria. Prayers for comfort for family, friends and coworkers.

  7. Darla Corfield

    He was such a special young man. Loved for him to do my bloodwork when I went to the north clinic. I work in the gift shop with the Hospital auxiliary. He always came in with a smile. Always so pleasant & was our pleasure to help him when he came to shop. Alejandro you will be so missed by the ladies at the gift shop. I will miss your sweet smiling face when I have to go to the north clinic. I would always call him my Texas Tech man. He wore a lot of Texas Tech scrubs. Prayers for his family.

  8. I will miss your sweet hugs and hearing you say “hey Jenny” in your Forest Gump voice every morning on our way to the hospital. I could never run into you without you making me laugh some how! Alex we will miss you and your funny craziness.
    MANY Prayers for your family! ???

  9. Tammy L Franklin

    Alejandro always met us with a smile and asking about our families. ALWAYS sincerely kind, generous, and funny! Alejandro (Lalo) will so be missed. Peaceful eternal rest and prayers for comfort to the family and friends.

  10. I will miss your crazy jokes and you giving
    me compliments and making me feel
    beautiful everyday even though some days I looked rough and you just being the support I needed when I had something on my mind …I’ll always cherish the memory when I saw you and John race at the track And I’ll sure miss you having a big smile on your face waving at me on your way to the hospital it was almost a daily routine to say good morning Friend. I’m very blessed I got to have you apart of my life.?
    Prayers for all the family, friends and co workers.

  11. I am so sorry ? to hear ? about the lost of Alejandro Castaneda. I was notified of this about 4 o clock this afternoon.
    Andrew Reyna.

  12. I am glad to have met and worked around such a great spirit like you had. Your kindness and smile will be missed.
    My prayers go out to everyone missing you, especially your family.

  13. Stacy Jackson

    We all loved Alejandro so much and I will always miss him coming to the lab. He was such a blessing to my everyday. I’ll miss you, Buddy.

  14. Saw this child grow up. Used to come to the office to visit his aunt, Elsie, who loved him with all of her heart. He was always polite, always smiling, always had a hug to give. My prayers are with his family, friends, and co-workers. May you rest in peace.

  15. Lalo you were one of my best friends. Life was brighter because of you! I will forever be thankful for all the joy and happiness you brought into my life. Till we meet again! Love you!!

    To your family y’all had an amazing young man and my heart and my prayers are with yall

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