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Rafael F. Valdez

August 10, 1962 February 7, 2018
Rafael F. Valdez
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Obituary for Rafael F. Valdez

Rafael F. Valdez (Ralph) 55 of Salinas passed away on February 7, 2018 after complications from diabetes. Ralph worked for several years as a Safety Campus Officer at Pajaro Valley School District. He also worked as a General Manager with KFC. Ralph was an avid hunter and loved to sing. His best accomplishments were raising his 3 loving daughters, Cynthia, Tasha and Rachael. His passion was singing to his daughters, especially The Beach Boys song Kokomo. He was full of selfless love and cherished every moment with his family especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio & Ofelia Valdez and a brother Peter Valdez.

Ralph was survived by his loving wife Diana C. Valdez of Salinas, his daughters Cynthia (Ronnie) Campbell of Salinas, Tasha (Luis) Ruiz of Half Moon Bay and Rachael Valdez of San Jose, his grandchildren Kianna & RJ Campbell, Aiden and Abram Ruiz. He’s also survived by his siblings Margaret Valdez, Tony Valdez, Julian Valdez, Rose Houser, Arthur Valdez, Xavier Valdez, Jesse Valdez and Roy Valdez. He’s also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Friday, February 16 at 10am at Woodyard Funeral Home in Soledad, CA.

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10:00 AM 2/16/2018 10:00:00 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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