Ray U. Chaparro, age 95, passed peacefully into the Lord’s arms on July 15, 2020 surrounded by his family at his home in Camarillo.
Ray was born in Oxnard on October 16, 1924 and was married to his loving wife, Eufrasia for 72 years. Together they had 4 children (one passed in his infancy); 9 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren. Ray was a loving husband, father and grandfather, who took time to make each and everyone feel special in their own way. Ray loved to travel with his wife and friends. He also loved to build and make his own projects around his home which made many memories for his kids and grandkids. Grandpa Ray you will be greatly missed by all of your family. Our rock is now in heaven.
Ray was a veteran and proudly served his country in WWII for the United States Army. He retired at the age of 55 years old as a Civil Servant for the Department of Defense.
Ray will always be remembered as someone whom you could always count on and who brought so much love and adventure into everyone's lives. He supported and gave advice to anyone that needed it. He leaves us with many memories of on how to be a great human on this earth. WE LOVE YOU GRANDPA RAY, until we meet again.
Due to the current COVID-19, a private visitation and Rosary will be held. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary Magdalen Church in Camarillo on Friday, July 24 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Santa Clara Cemetery, Oxnard.
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