Cruz Florentino Padilla Matamoros

Cruz Florentino Padilla Matamoros, age 47, of Clewiston passed away from the result of a semi-truck accident. 

Cruz was born on October 14, 1974 in Honduras to Gregorio Padilla and Maria Matamoros. He was a semi-truck driver for many years. Cruz married Neris Lopez on December 5, 2010 in Clewiston, Florida. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and friend to those who loved and cared about him. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them, he also loved being a truck driver, he was always washing, cleaning and making improvements on his truck. 

Cruz is lovingly survived by his loving wife; Neris Padilla of Clewiston, two sons; Edward Padilla and Michael Padilla, brothers; Carlos Padilla, Cristian Padilla, Gregorio Padilla and sisters; Norma Padilla, Isabel Padilla, Lourdes Padilla, Xiomara Padilla, and  Carla Padilla, along with many extended family members and close family friends. 


Cremation arrangements are being handled by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.