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Richard Santos

Birth Date: September 6, 1934
Death Date: February 10, 2017

Richard Santos, a loving father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and retired Cement Mason, passed away on February 10, 2017. He was 82 years young. He died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Rio Linda, California. He was born in El Paso, Texas on September 6, 1934.
He was a man of many skills with a motto of, “The Best Man on the Job.” He enjoyed watching football, bowling, working on cars, and lending a helping hand.
He is survived by his five daughters, Theresa Kanellis, Anna Santos, Joanna Shore, Marlene Paddock, and Patricia Ambrose; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and his siblings: Mary Hobbs, Dolores Brandon, Lupe Snyder, Eddy Santos, and Janie Leon.
There will be a graveside burial at Sunset Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park, 4701 Marysville Boulevard, Sacramento, California 95838 on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. with a reception to follow at the family home.

Cemetery
Sunset Lawn Memorial Park
4701 Marysville Blvd Sacramento, CA 95838
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Committal
February 18, 2017
10:00 am
- 10:15 am
Sunset Lawn Memorial Park
4701 Marysville Blvd Sacramento, CA 95838
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  1. Uncle Richard, I'll always remember making you and grandpa's coffee when you came over. The love you shown to each other as brothers, I will never forget and use an example for my children. I will never forget you for as long as I live. Now you and grandpa are up in heaven drinking coffee and watching over us. I love you lots. Rest in peace uncle.
    Carlos

  2. I hope all is well and I love u guys, I had this pic of grandpa and uncle Rich they were truly great men and will be missed dearly.

  3. 2 of the great men in my life u will always be remembered in our hearts and memories . I will never forget u , u have helped me become the man I am today love u always

  4. Some of my youngest memories I have are with this family as Anna was my first best friend. Although there are 3000 miles between us I have wonderful memories. Much love and deepest sympathy to the family, it certainly has it's pain but hopefully all the many good memories will help you smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Jack and Jane (Harvey) Kertzie

  5. A good heart has stopped beating, a good soul ascended to heaven. May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our most sincere condolences.

    Cindy Boswell, and family (Dallas, TX)

  6. We are so sorry for your loss. There is no way around grief only through it – May you all rest in the hands of the Lord and May He comfort and strengthen you during these times. Hold on to Matthew 5:4. You all will remain in our prayers if you need anything please let us know. We love you all!
    The Van Horn's

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