July 3, 1960 – September 18, 2021
Richard Moitoso passed away unexpectedly on September 18, 2021 in Turlock California. Richard was born on July 3, 1960, in Newman, California to Antonio and Elmira Moitoso. He was raised on the family dairy in Turlock. Richard graduated from Turlock High School. After High School he pursued an interest in the construction of building pools and working with concrete. Richard became well known for his craftsmanship and later in life started his own successful concrete business, in which he took great pride in.
Richard attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Holy Rosary Catholic Church as well as New Life Christian Center. He kept an active lifestyle and had a passion for Pickle Ball and his beloved Dallas Cowboys. He had a smile that could light up a room and was a joy to be around.
Richard is survived by his mother Elmira Moitoso of Turlock, his girlfriend Marti Butcher of Turlock, sisters Isabel Machado of Turlock, Elmira Machado (Joe) of Hilmar, brothers Roger Moitoso (Kathy) of Hilmar, Joe Moitoso (Michelle) of Turlock, Carl Moitoso of Turlock, Tony Moitoso of Turlock, his three godchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father Antonio Moitoso.
Richard will forever be in our hearts and deeply missed.
Visitation will be held from 4pm to 7pm on Wednesday, September 29 at Allen Mortuary. Recitation of the Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:30am on Thursday, September 30 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hilmar. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.