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RODNEY H. RAPHAEL

Rodney H. Raphael, former longtime resident and businessman, of Chico, CA passed away February 19, 2012, in Fallbrook, CA, surrounded by his loving family, faithful friend and caregiver, Rosemarie Ross and loyal companions, Chiquita and Ziggy, his adored pets.

Rod moved to Chico in 1976 when he purchased Courtesy Motors Auto Center. Not only an astute businessman, Rod was President of the Chamber of Commerce of Chico and was on the Board of Directors for North State National Bank. He traveled the world and enjoyed sharing his colorful adventures and photos with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by the "love of his life", Terri Buhl Raphael. He was affectionately known as Papa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A private family service was held on Feb. 25, 2012 in Fallbrook, CA.

We will miss you Dad/ Papa Forever & Ever till we see you again...
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Mar. 9, 2012
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