Raul A. Valencia Sr., age 75, passed away on September 9, 2022.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mary Valencia, his children; Raul Valencia Jr (Josie), Nancy Valencia, Gloria Aros (Ruben), Ricardo Valencia (Velina), his grandchildren; Ernesto Perez, Yvonne Valencia, Amanda Valencia (Alex), Raul Emilio Valencia; Adam Marquez (Dolores), Joseph Valencia, Matthew Maldonado, Cassandra Valencia (Georjie), Isabela Aros, Gabriela Aros, Damion Aros Jr., Angel Valencia, Ricardo Valencia Jr. and a number of great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Juan and Emma Valencia.
Raul dedicated his life to spending time with his family. He enjoyed camping trips, fishing, and motorcycle rides. Raul had a special place in his heart for his grandkids and loved cracking jokes to make us all laugh.
The viewing will be held Friday, September 16, 2022, from 10am-11am with a Catholic Funeral Mass following. Services will be at Legacy Funeral Home, 1374 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ 85225. Immediately following, Raul will be laid to rest at Resthaven Carr-Tenney Cemetery, 4310 E. Southern Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85042.