Breckenridge Texan

Alberto Salazar

Alberto Salazar
September 28
16:10 2023

Alberto Salazar, age 43, of Breckenridge, passed away Monday, September 25, 2023. Funeral mass will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, September 30, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Joseph Pudota officiating. Interment will follow in the Breckenridge Cemetery under the direction of Morehart Mortuary. Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. with visitation to follow until 8 p.m. Friday, September 29, at Morehart Mortuary.

Alberto Salazar was born August 26, 1980, in Dallas, Texas, to parents, Alberto Salazar and Elia Flores. He attended school at W.H. Adamson High School in Dallas. In 2000, he moved to Breckenridge and in 2008 married Cristina Chavez. Alberto was self-employed as a truck driver with Santa Rita Trucking for several years. He was a great husband, dad, son and brother. Alberto was dedicated to his family and loved taking care of them.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and one nephew, Dominic Gael Moreno Rodriguez.

Alberto is survived by wife, Cristina Salazar; six children, Yesenia Salazar and Jose Arturo Ibarra, Elijah Salazar, Julio Cesar Salazar, Eduardo Salazar, Amy Salazar, Aubrey Salazar; his mother, Elia Flores Gutierrez; his father, Alberto Salazar, Sr.; two brothers, Sergio Flores and Jorge Luis Rodriguez; two sisters, Guadalupe Rodriguez and Adelita Rodriguez; and one grandchild on the way.

Memorials may be made to help the family with funeral expenses and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at

Special memories shared by Alberto’s children:

My Papi was the best Papi in the world. I loved his dad jokes and his contagious laugh. I loved how excited he was to be a grandpa. – Yesenia Salazar

My favorite thing about my Dad is his smile. I’m so grateful for the time that God gave me with him. – Elijah Salazar

He kept a smile on his face and pushed through and that is what made him a hero to me and the rest of my family. – Julio Salazar

Papi was an amazing dad, well perfect to me. He would cheer me up when I was down, he always knew what to say. – Eduardo Salazar

Papi was funny, kind and caring. Papi would always make me feel safe and make sure I wouldn’t get hurt, and always would work so hard so we would have food and clothes. – Amy Salazar


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