Arturo “Art” Espinoza Jr. unexpectedly passed away at age 63. He was born in Watsonville, California on February 8, 1959 to Antonia Gonzalez and Arturo Espinoza Sr.
Art lived in Watsonville and Salinas Valley. He worked in the lettuce fields with his dad and later became a forklift driver. In his later years he was an avid environmentalist.
Arturo was preceded in death by both his parents and a younger brother. He is survived by his daughter, Yolanda Marie Espinoza; stepson, Albert Lee Martinez; 4 granddaughters, 1 grandson, and 3 great-grandchildren. Art is also survived by sister, Ramona Bertha Espinoza Gonzalez and four brothers, Manual Espinoza, George Espinoza, Jose Alberto Espinoza and Miguel Angel “Mike” Espinoza.
A Memorial Service will be held on October 7, 2022 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Healy Mortuary Chapel in Salinas, California.