Wednesday, December 7, 2022


Jose Luz Velasquez Navarro

10/10/1952 - 10/22/2022

Jose Luz Velasquez Navarro passed away October 22, 2022. Jose was born on October 10, 1952, in Ramblas Grande in Jalisco, Mexico to Jose Trinidad and Maria de Soledad Velasquez Navarro.

Jose was a long time resident of Arbuckle, CA. He started working as a farm laborer at a young age and retired as a foreman. Jose was a respected man, loving dad and caring grandpa (known as Papa Jose). Besides spending time and making memories with his family, Jose enjoyed watching soccer.

Jose is preceded in death by the love of his life, Maria Antonia Velasquez, his parents, two brothers and one sister.

Jose leaves behind his 8 children, Veronica (Rene) Celis from Yuba City, Jose (Beverly) Velasquez from Yuba City, Carlos Velasquez from Arbuckle, Raul (Lisa) Velasquez from Arbuckle, Maribel (Jair) Acevedo from Arbuckle, Patty (Mario) Acevedo from Arbuckle, Jorge Velasquez from Arbuckle, Elizabeth (Rafael) Salas from Sacramento, 21 grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

Visitation will be held at 4 PM, November 2, 2022 at McNary Moore. The funeral service will be held at 11 AM, November 3, 2022 at the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Arbuckle. Burial will follow at the Arbuckle Cemetery.

He will always be loved, never forgotten and forever missed.  


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