October 26, 1944 - January 12, 2019
On January 12, 2019 we lost a caring gentle loving father, brother, uncle, friend, and husband. Rick passed peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at age 74 years old. Rick had an amazing life, born in San Francisco, CA and eventually moving to Stockton, CA to pursue a successful career as an independent owner of Chevron for over 45 years before retiring to begin traveling the world. Rick was survived by his wife Annie, his children Dena, Leanna (Patrick), Gigi (Mano), Aaron and Marlo, 10 Grandchildren Sam (Sherree), Jackie, Rick, Kayla, Matt, Kaitlyn, Adena, Chris, Keilani, and Kenny. 4 Great Grandchildren Alyssa, Logan, Lyla, and Alina. Rick was also an amazing brother to Adela, Willie (Maritez), Emily (Eddie), Mark (Valerie). A loving uncle to many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and family. He touched the lives of many people and his legacy will live on forever.
A visitation will be held on Monday, January 21st, 2019, from 10:00am to 8:00pm and will take place at the Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.
Services will be held on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019, at 10:00am, and will take place at Bear Creek Community Church, located at 11171 N Lower Sacramento Rd, Lodi, CA 95242.
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