October 1981 ~ March 2022
Rick Mendoza was born in Redwood City, California to Leeroy and Morena (Monterrosa) Mendoza on October 6, 1981. He came to Turlock at a young age and attended Turlock High School. He then moved to Merced where he graduated High School in 1999. He worked in construction for 15 years and enjoyed cutting hair, and BBQing for family and friends, but most of all he loved spending time with his children.
Rick is survived by his children Malikeye, Symphony, and Nehemiah; his sister Rosemarie Cortez; stepbrother Zack Jr. Alexander; parents Morena and Zack Alexander; and niece Mikaela Jimenez.
Visitation will begin at 12pm on Friday, April 8, 2022 with the funeral to follow at 1pm at Allen Mortuary.