OBITUARY

Raul CANDIA

July 23, 1952December 31, 2020

Raul Herrena Candia Sr. passed away on December 31, 2020. He was born on July 23, 1952 in Ysleta, Texas. At the age of 1 his family moved to Phoenix.

Raul graduated from Phoenix Union High School in 1970. After graduation, he served our country as a Marine. He also attended Phoenix College and ASU, where he remained a life-long fan. He worked for the USPS for 25 years. Being form Texas, he became the Dallas Cowboys #1 fan! Raul was especially known for his sense of humor, house parties, overall ability to always have a good time, and most of all, his love for his family.

Raul is survived by his wife Carmen, children: Carmen Acevedo(Ronald), Raul Jr. (Brenda), Ruby Martinez, Alex (Alicia), grandchildren: Xavier, Vicente, Dallas, Destiny and Brittany, siblings: Esperanza Lehman (Earnest), Macario( Graciela), Hector, Francisco, Delia Wang (Meng Hang). Raul was preceded in death by his parents Ramon and Otilia, siblings: Lucila Hernandez (Manuel), Ramon ( Claudia), son-in-law Paul Martinez.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 14th at St. Agnes Church 1954 N. 24th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008. Viewing will begin at 10:00am and Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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