Richard Angelo Sanchez September 6, 1962 – November 8, 2012

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Richard Angelo Sanchez, known to everyone as Beatle, passed away on Thurs., Nov. 8, 2012 at his home in San Manuel.

Beatle was born on Sept. 6, 1962 to his parents, Connie and Jesse Sanchez, in Superior. In 1971 he and his family, sister, Rose Schoon, brothers, Jesse Jr., David, John, and Mark Sanchez, moved to San Manuel where he completed the vast majority of his schooling. He graduated fromhigh school in Grants, New Mexico, in 1981; getting married shortly after to his high school sweetheart and started a family. He raised two beautiful daughters, Virginia Barkley and Rebecca Sanchez.

He was a hard worker and a wonderful father. He loved nothing more than being a dad. After his kids were out of the house he enjoyed taking care of his other kids, his dogs, Buddy and Santos. They went everywhere with him! He has five wonderful grandchildren whom he absolutely adored and loved: Nathaniel and Gabrielle Chapman, Jasmine Barkley, Kalob Club, and Adrian Bailey. He was a great uncle to his 18 nieces and nephews.

He was a bright spirit and overall wonderful man. His smile could light up the whole room. There was nothing he loved more then making people laugh. He truly had a heart of gold. His loud and undeniable presence will be greatly missed.

Services will be held on Sat., Nov. 17, at St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church in San Manuel. The Rosary will begin at 9 a.m. followed by Mass. The interment will follow in Mammoth at the Valley View Cemetery and a gathering and food will be at the church in San Manuel.

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