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Richard Gilbert Ochoa

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Richard Gilbert Ochoa Obituary
RICHARD GILBERT OCHOA, also known as "Buzz," was 73 years old when he passed away on February 17, 2016 in Sonoma County, CA. After passing he took his final road trip back home to Corona, CA. Richard was born in Corona, CA on June 11, 1942. He graduated from Corona High and joined the Amy with three of his closest friends. Richard retired from San Manual Indian Health Clinic, in San Bernardino. Richard is survived by his siblings and their spouses Carol and Tony Sainz, Violet and Ferman Esparza, Frank and Sharon Ochoa; his daughter Lena Ochoa Sheldon Pena; son-in-law Jerry Pena; his son Jason Ochoa; his daughter Rochelle Ochoa Lewis Gross and son-in-law Bill Gross; his daughter Erica Ochoa Cardenas, and son-in-law Jeff Cardenas; grandchildren, Michael Sheldon, Shelby Pena, Jack Lewis, Andi Lewis, Ella Cardenas, Lilly Cardenas, Logan Cardenas; great grandchildren,; Vann Sheldon, Jace Sheldon and Selena Neu, and many other family and friends. "Dad, as we look back in time, we find ourselves wondering.. Did we remember to thank you enough for all you have done for us? Or for teaching us by your example, the value of hard work, good judgment, courage and integrity? We thank you for the sacrifices you made. If we had forgotten to show our gratitude enough for all the things you did, we are hoping you knew all along, and how much you meant to us." Richard was preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Tillie Ochoa, his brother Jacob Ochoa, and his nephew Randy Luna. The funeral service will be held at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Mortuary located at 11500 Arlington Ave, Riverside CA 92505; viewing & service will be from 9:00 am to 10 am; burial will also be at Crestlawn from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. After the burial, join us for lunch at The American Legion Post 328 located at 3888 Old Hamner Ave, Norco CA 92860.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 2, 2016
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