On Monday, February 25, 2019 Arthur "Artie" Amado passed away unexpectedly in Simi Valley, California at the age of 63. He is preceded in death by his mother, father and brothers. Artie was born on July 18, 1955 in Los Angeles, California to Paz and Eugene. Over twenty years, he resided in Moorpark with his brother Rogelio, sister in law Graciela and his nieces, Celina, Marina, Serena and Karleena Sanchez. Artie is remembered as a kind and gentle father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who always looked out for everyone. Artie loved playing video games, watching Netflix and listening to his oldies. He loved playing all sorts of video games, old or new. Artie enjoyed watching foreign and comedy movies on Netflix as well as talking about them. He would always blast his oldies in his room and often sang along. He had a love for Reese’s Peanut Butter cups and loved to freeze them. He was a generous, compassionate individual who loved spending time with family and catching up with old friends. He loved the outdoors and especially enjoyed going camping with his family. We will miss his interesting stories, long phone calls, and always wanting to eat his chili fries. Artie is survived by his daughter Giselle and son Art; his sister Mary, two brothers David (Magoo) and Rogelio (Augie). He also leaves behind two granddaughters, Ella and Naariah and a grandson, Matthew. A viewing is scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 5:00pm - 9:00pm with a rosary at 7:00pm located at Lighthouse Memorials McMillan Center, 1016 West 164th Street, Gardena, California 90247. A funeral is scheduled for 10:00am on March 8, 2019 at St. Anthony of Padua Church with a reception to follow at the Lighthouse Memorial. Artie will be laid to rest at Roosevelt Memorial Park in Gardena following the reception. You are welcome to attend and celebrate Artie’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations (in Artie's name) to Lighthouse Memorials McMillan Center, 1016 West 164th Street, Gardena, California 90247. Condolences can be sent to Thank you from his family and friends for being there for Artie and for all your love and support.

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