PARADA, Jr. Enrique Ricky
32 of Elk Grove, California passed away in West Sacramento on Friday, April 12, 2013 due to a work related accident. He was born on October 1, 1980, son of Richard and Antoniette Esquibell and Enrique Parada, Sr. He went to school in Pittsburg, California. He worked at Miles Treaster & Associates for almost 10 years. He was involved in the Elk Grove Youth Soccer League as a coach. His sense of humor, kind heart, happy go lucky manner, and enthusiasm inspired everyone whose life he touched. Ricky enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, camping, traveling, BBQing, and music. He was also a devoted Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco Giants fan.
Ricky is survived by his loving wife of 14 years and high school sweetheart - Cynthia. He was a world-class father of three amazing children; Jose-Enrique (13 yrs), Samantha (11 yrs), and Adrian (9 yrs). The best brother ever to Santos Parada, Fernando Parada, and Richard Esquibell, Jr. Ricky will be missed by a large extended family of nieces, nephews, relatives, co-workers, and a close HUGE circle of friends. Everyone who knew him loved him - he was everyone's 'best bud'.
The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you for the outpouring of love and support.
A celebration of Ricky's life will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 4 pm at 2154 San Miguel Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94596.
P.S. As Rick would say 'Beer is cool and Niners suck'. He will be forever missed.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Apr. 20, 2013