Richard R. Morua

October 18, 1930May 5, 2013
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On May 5, 2013 the Lord put his arms around a beautiful angel, for Richard R. Morua has been called home to the heavenly kingdom of God. He was 82 years old, born on October 18, 1930 in Santa Paula Calif. and was a lifelong resident upon moving to Bakersfield, Calif. Richard retired from General Motors in 1990 and moved to Bakersfield, Calif. where he continued to enjoy his favorite pas times which were hunting and enjoying the company of all his new friends that he made in Bakersfield whom he cherished greatly. He had a wonderful sense of humor always making those he came in contact with laugh. He had a heart of gold. Words cannot express how much we miss him. Richard is survived by his wife Rosie of 63 years. His children: Richard Jr., Robert and wife Vicenta. Daughters: Della Alamillo and husband Danny, Debbie Rivas and husband Angel. Grandchildren: Michelle, Jacob, Stephanie, Daniel, Andrew, Lamay, Isaac, Daniel and 16 Great-grandchildren. Sisters: Connie Garcia (Albert), Virginia Gomez (Ruben). Brother’s: Eddie, Raymond, (Josie), Manuel (Brenda). Richard was preceded in death by his Daughter Susie, his Mother Alexandria, Father Victor, Brothers: David, Arthur and Rudy. Nephews: David Jr., Rudy Jr., and Great-grandson baby Lamay. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013 from 9-11am at Skillin Carroll Mortuary 738 East Santa Paula Street, Santa Paula Calif. Services will be held from 11-12pm at the Mortuary. Richard’s final resting place will take place at Santa Paula Cemetery with a reception to follow. Grandpa, We love you with all of our hearts and soul you are always In our hearts. Rest in peace our precious Grandpa. We know you will have the Angels laughing in Heaven. Love, Your Grandchildren Michelle, Jacob and Stephanie


  • Visitation Friday, May 10, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 10, 2013

Richard R. Morua

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Love always, Michelle

May 11, 2013

My sweet Grandpa, words can not explain how much I will miss you. Not a day goes by that I don't think about you. I will cherish the many happy memories I have of you and carry them in my heart forever. I Love you.

David Magallanes

May 10, 2013

My condolences to the Morua Family on the loss of a loved one. Richard indeed will be missed dearly as he was not only a good person but a good friend to most of us that knew him. May Richard now rest in peace with our Heavenly Father as he was a good spirited person while on earth. May God Bless all of his family members during this most difficult time.


May 9, 2013

To the Morua Family, Our deepest condolences our prayers are with you all.

Diane moreno

May 9, 2013

Tia Rosie and family may grandfather hold you all in his hands at this sad time

Isidro Valdivia

May 9, 2013

"Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart".

Isidro & Elda Valdivia & Family

lopez Family

May 9, 2013

To my cousins , Aunt my condolences to the entire family my prayers are with you .

May 9, 2013

Love you uncle Richard , I know you are all rejoicing in Heaven with your Precious Daughter Susie, NaNa and TaTa all your brothers ,Nephews,and great grandson , I pray for the Lord to confort Aunt Rosie and all your children and family at this time , God bless all of you Love your Niece Mary Lou and Richard Diermier and Family

May 9, 2013

Rest in peace Mr. Morua from and old friend of Debbie and della from Santa paula John mendez my thoughts and prayers are with you.

May 9, 2013

Rosie, Robert, Della, Debbie and extended Family,
My sincere condolences to you during your time of sorrow. God comfort you and surround you with His presence.

Daughter of your Compadres
Larry and Josie Luna