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RICHARD LOUIS AVILA

June 28, 1957 ~ February 14, 2020 (age 62)

Obituary

 

In Loving Memory of Richard L. Avila

Richard Louis Avila, age 62 passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on Friday, February 14, 2020 with his family by his side, at Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville California. He was born June 28, 1957 in Apple Valley California, to Louis and Margaret Avila. He married Rosalie F. Chavez on 04/02/1977 whom he survived by his wife of 42 years, his four sons and their spouses, Richard and Mary Lou Avila, Jesse and Kassie Avila, Matthew and Anna Avila, and Joseph and Yuliana Avila. He has 15 beautiful grandchildren, the youngest two weeks old, and one great grandchild.

Louis & Margaret Avila of Hesperia, raised Richard with his sister Virginia and four brothers, David, Edward, Robert and Michael. Richard was a 1975 graduate of Apple Valley High School. He was a proud Veteran who served honorable in the Marines as a Corporal (Combat Engineer) over three years and an Expert Marksmen, which he continued to enjoy that hobby throughout his life. Richard joined The Labors Union Local 783 proudly following the steps of his father Louis and worked alongside his brother Edward. Together they built many structures and landmarks in the high desert. Richard recently retired from a long successful career as a Construction Laborer. He was also known as a man of many trades, with his expertise in demolition and construction. He excelled at many things and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Richard was a good man, also a teacher to his sons and to many others. He was always doing something to keep himself busy, and he will be deeply missed in all our lives!

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Services

Viewing
Monday
February 24, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Affordable Cremations of the High Desert
13558 Nomwaket Rd., Suite A
APPLE VALLEY, CALIFORNIA 92307

Recitation of the Rosary
Monday
February 24, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Affordable Cremations of the High Desert
13558 Nomwaket Rd., Suite A
APPLE VALLEY, CALIFORNIA 92307

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
February 25, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
9974 I Ave
Hesperia, CA 92345

Graveside Service
Tuesday
February 25, 2020

12:00 PM
Desert View Memorial Park
11500 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

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