Daniel Montoya Contreras


Daniel Montoya Contreras, fondly known as “Uncle Buck” of San Marcos, Texas, beloved son, husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018, at the age of 58. He was born October 6, 1959 in San Marcos, Texas to Paul and Mary Estela (Montoya) Contreras.
Daniel was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and football, especially the Longhorns and the Dallas Cowboys. He was devoted to his family and will be greatly missed.
His father, Paul Contreras, his daughter, Stacie Hill and his brother, Patrick “Pat” Contreras preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda (Cassell) Contreras whom he married on February 3, 2006; mother, Mary Estela (Montoya) Contreras; son, Roy Smith and wife, Lori of San Marcos; sister, Delfia Chavarria; grandchildren, Trystin Smith, Malee Dowden and Xanatha Dowden; and his numerous doting nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends at Pennington Funeral Home, 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M., Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Daniel’s life will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, May 10, 2018, in the Pennington Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Jeff Latham officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central Texas Medical Center, Hospice Care, 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, Texas 78666. www.ctmc.org/care-services/hospice.
Arrangements by Pennington Funeral Home, 323 North Comanche, San Marcos, Texas 78666, 512-353-4311. www.penningtonfuneralhome.com
To view and sign the guestbook, visit www.post-register.com/obituaries/Daniel-Montoya-Contreras


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