Lawrence Blu Velasquez(1977 - 2013)


Lawrence Blu Velasquez

Lawrence Blu Velasquez, 35, of Soledad, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013, in Las Vegas. He was born January 22, 1977 in San Francisco and had been a lifelong resident of Monterey County.

Lawrence attended Gonzales High School and was employed in construction.

He is survived by his son, Ethan Lawrence Velasquez of Soledad; parents, Arthur and Priscilla Velasquez of San Jose; four siblings, Sidney Velasquez of Santa Fe, N.M., Vanessa Velasquez of San Diego, Artie (Nicole) Velasquez of San Jose, Christina Velasquez of San Jose; grandfather, Arturo Velasquez of Soledad; newborn niece, Callie Velasquez of San Jose; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

Memorial contributions in Lawrence's name may be made to "Honoring the life of Lawrence Blu" at

Visitation will be held Monday, January 28, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m., at Victory Outreach Church of Soledad, corner of Market & Main St., followed with Evening Vigil at 7 p.m., at the church.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10 a.m., at Victory Outreach Church of Soledad; followed with Burial at the Soledad Cemetery.

Arrangements by Woodyard Funeral Home, 395 East St, Soledad, 831-678-9100,

Funeral Home

395 East Street Soledad, CA 93960

Published in The Salinas Californian on Jan. 26, 2013