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Abel Ray Cota

July 19, 1977 November 15, 2017
Abel Ray Cota
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Obituary for Abel Ray Cota

Abel Ray Cota, 40 of King City, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital.

Abel was born July 19, 1977 in Salinas, California and had been a lifelong resident of Monterey County.

He was a hard working tattoo artist who went out of his way to make people laugh. He will be greatly missed by all.

He is survived by his 3 sons; Abel Ray Cota Jr. of Nevada, Eric Ayala of Salinas, Daniel Cota of King City; siblings, Israel Cota of Nevada, Gregory Velasquez of King City, John Lopez of Bakersfield, Antonio "Sonny" Casillas of Nevada, Toni Espinoza of Salinas, Yesenia Casillas of Texas; step-father, Tony Casillas of Nevada; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Abel was preceded in death by his mother, Mona Velasquez; father, Joe Ray Cota; grandparents, Molly Velasquez, Dorothy Cota and Gilbert Cota.

Memorial Service:
Friday, November 24, 2017 at 9:30 am at Woodyard Funeral Home, 395 East St, Soledad.

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9:30 AM 11/24/2017 9:30:00 AM
Woodyard Funeral Home

395 East St
Soledad, CA 93960

Woodyard Funeral Home
395 East St Soledad 93960 CA
United States

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