January 23, 1927 – April 20, 2019
Carlos Don January 23, 1927 – April 20, 2019 San Diego
Carlos Don 92, was born in San Diego and raised in Old Town with his 5 brothers. He served in the Army and toured the South Pacific. He married the love of his life Lupe (Moreno) in December 1946 and they shared 65 wonderful years together until she passed in 2012. Carlos worked for the City of San Diego for over 40 years. He retired with many commendations. Together with his wife Lupe he purchased 2 homes in Bay Park and raised his 3 sons and remained there the rest of his life. He loved his work, his family, enjoyed camping and tinkering with his projects. His hands were never idle.
In addition to his beloved Lupe, Carlos is pre-deceased by his Son Robert (1956 – 2013) and Great Grandson Carlos IV (1994 – 2007).
Carlos is survived by one brother, Alfonso Don and his wife Dolly. Sons, Carlos (Robin) and Eddie (Terri), 10 Grandchildren, 24 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great-Granddaughter due in May. Carlos was known as Dad & Pops to his sons, Tata to his Grandchildren and Charlie to his family and friends. He was the best Son, Brother, Father, Tata, Uncle, Friend and a mentor to us all. Carlos passed the evening of April 20th surrounded by his loving family. He leaves us with his fierce love of God, family, his integrity, work ethic and compassion and he will forever be missed.
- Visitation Monday, April 29, 2019
- Funeral Service Tuesday, April 30, 2019
- Graveside Service Tuesday, April 30, 2019