February 7th, 1933 - December 10th, 2018
Richard Santana Hinojos, 85, of Stockton, California, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018.
Richard was born to Frank and Genevieve Hinojos, February 7th, 1933, in Fresno, California. He graduated from Stockton High School and received an AA Degree from the Delta College. He married Rosa Maria Perez on November 7, 1964, and they lived together in Stockton, California. Together they raised 3 children.
He leaves as his legacy 3 children: Donna Hinojos-Chavez, Richard Hinojos, and David Hinojos. He was a Grandfather to 11 grandchildren and Great Grandfather to 9 great grandchildren. He also leaves to cherish his memory 5 siblings, 3 sisters and 2 brothers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Genevieve Hinojos, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. His children remember him as a hard working family man with a sense of humor.
Richard was a welder and forklift driver until he retired in 1995 when he began building his home on East Cherokee Road in Stockton CA. He served his Country in the Air Force as a Jet Mechanic in the Korean War.
A Memorial Service (Mass) is scheduled for, Friday, December 28, 2018 at 10am at Saint Michael’s Catholic Church at 5882 North Ashley Lane, Stockton, CA 95215. A reception will follow at the Rose-Liel Hall. A private burial service will take place at a later date. The family requests that donations be made to Saint Michael’s Catholic Church.
The family would also like to thank friends and family for their support during this difficult time.
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