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Jose R. Soto

1949 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Jose R Soto Jose R Soto, age 69 a longtime resident of San Bernardino passed away in the early morning hours on Saturday September 8, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his son Jose C Soto Jr. 11 years ago and by his wife, 9 years ago Caroline C Soto whom he was married to for 38 years and had 5 children. He was born on March 19, 1949 in San Jose De Otates Guanajuato, Mexico to the late Jovita Rodriguez and Armando Soto Casas. He was one of six children, his brother Jesus and sister Guadalupe preceded him in death. When he was 17 years old he moved to Mexico City and Was part of a company that help build the subway system in Mexico City, after 4 years he decided to head out to the United States, where he got his first job on a chicken farm in Cherry Valley, CA. About a year later he met and married the woman who became his wife of 38 years. Despite only having a second grade education Jose ran a successful business as a chicken farm contractor. His love for baseball was known to all that knew him, he was part of a veterans baseball league and later sponsored a team (Cubs) in which the team won a multitude of championships. He was always willing to lend a hand to anyone that was in need. He was loved by his family and friends. He is survived by his four daughters Jobita Soto Rea/Angel Rea, Veronica C Soto/ Jesus Navarrete, Alexandria Soto Tinoco/Juan Carlos Tinoco, and Michelle Soto Ponce/Gerardo Ponce His grandchildren Juan Jose Tejeda, Victoria Soto Tejeda, Raquel Soto Tejeda, Angelica Soto Rea, Gabriela Soto Rea, Jose Miguel Quintana, Gustavo Angel Quintana, Carolina Soto Ponce, and his 2 brothers Jose and Raul Soto, his sister Maria Soto Porras. Funeral services will be held at Mt. View Mortuary and Cemetery, 570 E Highland Ave San Bernardino, CA 92404. Visitation/viewing Wednesday September 19th from 5:00PM to 9:00 PM. Funeral mass Thursday September 20th at 10:00 AM with a reception to follow at 925 N Herrington Ave. San Bernardino, CA 92411. .
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Sept. 16, 2018
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