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Trinidad Roa Jr.


1943 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Trinidad Roa Jr. Obituary
Trinidad Roa Jr. "Eddie" May 23, 1943 - February 10, 2013 Trinidad was born in Bakersfield, California and died in Whittier, California on February 10, 2013. Trinidad grew up around the mountains of Bealville, California enjoying the freedom to play and roam the mountains "like a wild indian." Which is a part of his heritage. He attended Bakersfield High School where he ran cross-country and also played football. He enlisted in the Marin Corp in 1962 and was a Lance Corporal. Part of his tour of duty took him to Vietnam before his honorable discharge in 1968 as an E4. Trinidad is survived by his brothers Reno Roa, Robert Rodriguez and Rudy Rodriguez; his sisters Adeline Hernandez, Shirley Paleo, and Sharon Gonzales; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members and friends. Trinidad was preceded in death by his guardian parents Ben and Jettia Rodriguez; brother Antonio Rodriguez; and sisters Jennie, Lupe, Patsy, Mary Jane, and Cecilia. The family would like to thank his step-daughters Danita and Rose-Ann for their loving care of Trinidad at the end of his life. Burial Services will be held at the Bakersfield Memorial Cemetery, Friday, March 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 6, 2013
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