Thomas Ernest Aguilar

June 3, 1948June 13, 2013

Thomas E. "Tommy" Aguilar (1948 - 2013) left his family here on earth to join his Heavenly Father on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Tommy was born on June 3, 1948 to John and Virginia Aguilar. He was raised in Yuma and attended Yuma High School. After graduation he joined the U.S. Army & served as a Sergeant from 1968 to 1970. The majority of his working career was spent at The Imperial Irrigation Dist. in Bard, CA.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Dorothy; daughter, Regina (Gus), son, Kevin (Melissa); step daughter, Mindy McDermott, step son, Bruce McDermott (Kathy); sisters, Margie Pierson and Sharon Williams and brother, Frank (Georgia); grandchildren, Ariana, Dezmond, Dymond, Dillon and Alex along with multiple cousins, nieces and nephews, and his Pug, Kelley. Tommy enjoyed spending time with friends and family: watching boxing, NFL, hunting, and playing cards on Sunday afternoons at the Munoz home. Tommy was a big U of A Wildcats fan. Tommy enjoyed photography. He loved taking pictures of his own children as well as his nieces and nephews at multiple sporting events.

All services will be held at Funeraria del Angel (corner of 28th St and 8th Avenue) The viewing will be held on Thursday, June20, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. A gathering will immediately follow at American Legion Post #56 on 3rd Street.


  • Rosary Service Thursday, June 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 21, 2013

Thomas Ernest Aguilar

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Marilyn Munoz-Lopez

June 23, 2013

To the family I'm so sorry for your loss!!! Tommy was a compa of mine n good friend. He was fun to be around..He could make us laugh when we were all together having fun. May God guide you all through these differecult days..

June 23, 2013

I'll always remember you for the good times we had at the ranch and else where. RIP.


Jun DeHorney

June 23, 2013

My condolences go out to the Aguilar family. My dad always said Mr. Aguilar was the same everyday. You always knew what to expect from Mr. Aguilar. Mr. Aguilar was like a brother to my dad, he will truly be missed. Jun DeHorney M.Ed. Son of Jun DeHorney, Yuma Az.

June 21, 2013

The God of comfort is near to those that are broken at heart, and promises us that he will undo all the effects of death, and remove death itself.

June 21, 2013

good years running cross country at Yuma High Charlie Splawn

Chuck DeCorse

June 21, 2013

I will always remember you. You were a good friend throughout high school and later.

Krista B, Andrea & Liz Delgado

June 21, 2013

Rest in Peace Tommy! Regina & Kevin and the rest of the family so sorry to hear about your dad!

June 21, 2013

tommy may you rest in peace. our thoughts and prayers to the have always been a cherished friend

Jason Magdaleno

June 21, 2013

You will mbe missed Uncle Tommy, You will always be in our thoughts and prayers.

Jason Magdaleno & family.

June 20, 2013

Our prayers go out for the entire Aguilar family, I have known Tommy for more than 60 years. Bless you.
Mike Beltran and Family