Matthew Junior Cazares

April 23, 1934 - August 4, 2018
U.S. Armed Forces Veteran
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Matthew "Billy" Junior Cazares, 84, of Alexandria, Louisiana passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on August 4, 2018. He was born on April 23, 1934 to Matthew and Elizabeth (Aquoyote) Cazares in Carnegie, Oklahoma. Bill grew up 1 1/2 miles west of Carnegie. He lost his mother when he was just 3 1/2 years old, he then lived with his aunt Ethyl Aquoyote and at times he would stay with his cousin Clouse and wife Alice Ahtone. Billy attended school at Riverside Indian School, and after graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He married the love of his life Margie and they have been married for fifty-four wonderful years. He was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran, serving from 1955 to 1977 attaining the rank of Master Sergeant, while serving his country he flew over one hundred and one combat missions and logged over eighty-six hundred flight hours. Junior also did in-flight refueling and was a helicopter flight instructor. After retirement, he went to work as a safety inspector with the Army Corp of Engineers. Junior enjoyed sports during his leisure time, but most of all he loved his family and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include:
His loving wife of fifty-four years, Margie Cazares of Alexandria, LA
Son: Danny Eudy Sr. & wife Janie of Pineville, LA
Grandson: Danny Eudy Jr. of Alexandria, LA
Host of extended family

Preceded in death by his Parents: Matthew and Elizabeth Cazares, Sisters: Irene (Zotigh) Stumblingbear, Mildred Eveline (Zotigh) Morseback and Carmele (Anquoe) Haig, Brothers: Andy Payne Anquoe and Stanley Cazares.

Wake: 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 10, 2018
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home
Carnegie, Oklahoma
Chapel Service: 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 11, 2018
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home
Carnegie, Oklahoma
Interment: Samone Cemetery

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Carnegie, Oklahoma

Service Information

Viewing
Date: August 10, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wake
Date: August 10, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Funeral
Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 11:00 am

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BabyCakes Bointy
Carnegie, OK
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Matt Bell
Plano, TX
Deepest Sympathy to the Cazares & Eudy family
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