He was born on Aug. 1, 1953, at Independence to Manuel and Mary V. (Lira) Alcantar. He graduated from St. Patrick’s Catholic School in Parsons.
Mr. Alcantar owned and operated Liberty Cleaners in Pittsburg. He also served as a police officer for the city of Pittsburg and as a deputy for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department.
He enjoyed playing competitive softball and coaching Little League in the Pittsburg area.
Survivors include his daughter, Samantha Alcantar of Pittsburg; two brothers, Raymond Alcantar of Pittsburg and Stephen Alcantar of Shawnee Mission; two sisters, Gina Bowes of Topeka and Melanie Ward of Parsons; and two grandchildren, Bailey and McKenzie.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Peyden Tomas Alcantar.
The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Brenner Mortuary with the Rev. Dan Moss officiating.
Memorials are suggested to Angels Among Us and may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 114 E. Fourth St., Pittsburg, 66762.
Online condolences may also be left at www.brennermortuary.com.