Richard Johnny Maldonado

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  • "Thank You Richard for all the help you gave me in High..."
    - John M. ORBAKER
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    - Barbara Perez
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    - Krista Westmoreland
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Richard Johnny Maldonado beloved husband, companion and friend passed away peacefully on March 28, 2013 at the young age of 66. He had a zest for life, he lit up a room when he walked in and had a gift of gab that could charm the spots off a leopard. He loved getting together with friends, walking his dog Sonny, dancing and being with his family. He was very involved in Kenwakai Karate and had earned a black belt within a span of three years under the guidance of his Shihan Makoto Kamiya. Rich was born in Tucson November 11, 1946, served in the Air Force from February 1967 - March 1969, graduated from ASU and was in social work until he retired June 2011. He is survived by Vicki his wife of 35 years; his mother, Mercy Canalez; brother, Robert Maldonado (Valery); sons, Richard G. (Myra) and Jimmy Clarke (Michelle); daughters, Monica Maldonado, Kelli Reinstra (Bob) and Kerri Johnson (Derek); 14 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and his nephews, Mario and Damon Maldonado. There will be a Celebration of his Life at his home at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 2013. Donations may be made in his memory to the Humane Society or any organization that helps children. Arrangements by FUNERARIA DEL ANGEL.

Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Apr. 3, 2013
Richard Maldonado
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