Arthur David Padilla, Sr.

Padilla,A web picNovember 1956 – June 2013

Arthur was born in Watsonville, California to Alfred Sr. and Elsie Padilla. He was raised there with his brothers and sisters; Andrea, Angie, Alfred Jr., Adela, Andrew and Ana and attended school there. He later met his wife, Maria and had 3 children in Watsonville, CA. They relocated to Turlock, CA and had 2 more children. Arthur enjoyed working outdoors and on cars. He enjoyed spending time with his family going camping, fishing and other outdoor activities. He fulfilled one of his many dreams by owning his own tree service business, “Work of Arts”. He loved animals and had various birds and dogs throughout his life. His greatest achievement in life was his family, children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife Maria Padilla; mother Elsie Padilla; children Elsie M. (Fernando) Padilla, M. Teresa Padilla, Arturo D. Jr. (Candy) Padilla, Martha A. Padilla and Gabriel A. Padilla. He is also survived by ten grandchildren; Jorge J. Salas, Rochelle M. Baltazar, Briana M. Padilla, Isaiah Salas, Arturo D. Padilla III, Noah A. Baltazar, Matthew S. Baltazar, Aidan A. Padilla, Amaya N. Padilla and Jenivee J. Torres. He has several nieces and nephews. His father Alfred Padilla Sr. and brother Andrew Padilla Sr. precedes him in death. He will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm with Prayer service to follow. Funeral is on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 10:00 am, all at Allen Mortuary in Turlock, CA. burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.


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