George C Munoz
October 29, 1973 – July 4, 2018
It is with great sorrow to announce the passing of George C. Muñoz on Wednesday, July 04, 2018 as he “took a knee” and was set free at a young age of 44 years old. George (AKA Georgie) was a Sacramento native. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed playing softball and attending sporting events. He loved loud music, Cadillacs, and the Oakland Raiders. We will truly miss his passionate heart, his genuine smile, and contagious laugh. Georgie is survived by his Dad Pops, Mother Mary Ann and Stepfather Joe, sisters Paula and Kristin, niece Brooke, his devoted companion Marina, and numerous family and friends. Family and friends are invited to a visitation on July 10th at 4:00 pm and a rosary at the Lombard & Company Funeral Directors chapel, 1550 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 483-3297. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at St Ignatius Loyola Parish, 3235 Arden Way, Sacramento, California at 11:00 AM on July 11, 2018. Interment will follow mass at the Calvary Cemetery, 7101 Verner Avenue Citrus Heights, CA 95621. A reception is to follow at 3200 Longview Drive Sacramento, Ca 95821, where family and friends are invited to continue sharing memories and stories.
- Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, July 11, 2018
George C Munoz
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July 11, 2018
Today I’ve been remembering one of my very best friends growing up. George man, there was a stretch there when I would have considered you my best friend. From age 15 – 24 were some big years, a lot of growing happened for us during that time and we had a lot of fun. It never made any sense to me that our friendship didn’t endure to this day, it should have, and I regret that we didn’t try harder to be there for one another for longer. Why do we waste time with stubborn insecure feelings and foolish pride? As we live our lives we try to carry the least amount of regrets as possible, and sadly, I will have some to bear with respect to my relationship with George, but I will never forget the friendship we shared, I will never forget the fun we’d had, the excitement, warm moments, George’s smile and the sound of his laughter, the love for one another we’d once shared. I won’t forget his mom and dad and sister, how much I could see how they loved him, and the kindness his mom showed me when I was an insecure kid with a chip on his shoulder who didn’t feel much sense of family aside from the deep love I felt for my own mother. Back then, my friends were my family as much as anyone, and George was my brother. I feel sorry now, I wish we had more time. Life lessons are being learned. A few hours ago I sang a couple of songs in dedication to you at a local open mic, I hope you heard it. We both had our moments but at your best, you were truly a great friend Georgie, I will always respect you for that and remember you that way. May you find peace and good times in the afterlife, hope to see you and be brothers again someday. Your friend, Darrel
July 7, 2018
George was one of my closest friends growing up together. We were “skaters”. He was Steve Cabello and I was Lance Mountain. We spent so much time together that it seemed as if we actually lived together. So many laughs. He had a a profound influence on my life. Hot summer days skating an empty Encina High School or behind Straw Hat Pizza on Fulton Ave.
I will never forget him and he will always hold a place in my heart. My love to his family. Maryann, Paula, Michelle... Rest In Peace George. You were like a brother to me. I love you.
Jeanne St Clair
July 7, 2018
George was so fun and such a great guy. When He went to Mexico with us, He made every adventure come alive with excitement. He lived a life full of joy and fun.
George had a big heart and I think He and Uncle Denny are having fun in Heaven.
No one should have to bury their Child. I grieve and cry with you for this terrible lose.
All our love and prayers,
Jeanne StClair and Rick May