Javier Sanchez, Jr.
Javier Sanchez, Jr., 28, of Greenfield, passed away serving his country, Sunday, June 23, 2013 in Sar Rowzah, Afghanistan.
Javier was born August 7, 1984, in Salinas and had been a lifelong resident of Monterey County. He graduated from Ventana Continuation High School in Greenfield in 2003, and attended classes at Hartnell College in Salinas. He served seven years and two tours in the US Army. He was a member of the HHC Special Troops Battalion 2nd Brigade Combat Team 10th Mountain Division, based out of Fort Drum, New York. His passion was his family and friends; he greatly enjoyed the time spent with all whom he knew.
He is survived by his wife, Cassandra Sanchez of Vista, CA; parents, Javier & Margarita Sanchez of Greenfield; brother, Fidel Sanchez of Greenfield; sister, Christina Sanchez of Greenfield; aunts, uncles, cousins, and many other loving relatives.
Memorial contributions in his name may be sent to the
, 945 S. Main St, #201, Salinas, CA 93901.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 4 to 7 pm at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Greenfield, followed with rosary service at 7 pm at the church. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 10 am at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Greenfield. Following funeral services, military honors will be conducted at the Greenfield Holy Trinity Cemetery, and then followed with cremation.
Arrangements by Woodyard Funeral Home, 395 East St, Soledad, CA (831) 678-9100 WoodyardFuneralHome.com