Rufus Delgado

Rufus Delgado Truck Driver Rufus R. Delgado, 87 of Woodlake, CA passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012. Rufus is survived by Eloise, his beloved wife of 57 years, his son, Steve Delgado, of La Habra, his daughters Velia Atchley, of Daly City, Ruth Gonzalez, of Woodlake, Corinne Delgado, of Downey, 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Rufus, proudly served in the US Army during World War II. A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Bakersfield National Cemetery at 1:15 PM. The Family would like to extend a special thank you to the Staff at Kaweah Manor and Kaweah Delta Hospice for their kindness and loving care. We will dearly miss our father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Rufus's, smile, jokes and presence at Valero Gas & Towing station will be missed by all. Condolences may be e-mailed to

Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Jan. 5, 2013