April 8, 1954 ~ July 4, 2014
James (Jimmy) Aguilar
A 51-year resident of Redondo Beach, passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Torrance, CA. Born in the small town of San Juan De Amula, Jalisco, Mexico, Jimmy was 60 years young.
Jimmy attended Aviation High School, and if you truly know Jimmy, he ended up graduating from Pacific Shores High School. Jimmy had worked as a pipe fitter at the local refineries where he learned to become a welder. He became so efficient at welding that he was a sought after welder, for the refineries high pressure pipe lines. From the refineries he began a career with NOVA Group Inc. which does construction for military bases, as a crane operator. Once again he excelled at his trade and would always brag how he would be requested for major construction lifts, over the senior crane operators. He just had that ability to excel at any trade that was hands on over the classroom learning environment.
Something you may not have known about Jimmy, was that he loved photography. He loved to capture the moment, be it a celebration or just his daughters playing at the park, he was always taking pictures. Jimmy loved being outdoors, either camping in the local mountains, fishing at the area lakes, going out on a half day fishing boat or gathering with friends for a picnic and flying kites. He was just not meant to be kept inside.
Jimmy loved to have people around all the time. For Jimmy life was a constant party, a celebration and if you could not afford it, that was ok, it was usually on him anyway.
Jimmy has a strong faith in our Lord and attended Redeemed South Bay regularly and I say HAS, because he is not dead as we know it. He is alive and well with our Lord and Savior who has set a place for him next to our parents.
Jimmy is survived by his daughters Veronica Aguilar of North Fork, CA; Angelina Aguilar of Torrance, CA; his brother Ernie (Lourdes) Aguilar of Ensenada, MX; sisters Irma (George) Aguilar Bougeokles of Corona, CA; Abbey (Brian) Aguilar Lucas of San Simeon, CA; brothers, George Morgan of San Jose, CA; Michael (Geneinne) Morgan of Torrance, CA; Roger Morgan of Torrance, CA; and three grandchildren: Waylon, Kyah, and Owen. He was preceded in death by his father, Ben Morgan and mother, Maria Morgan.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on Thursday July 10, 2014 from 5 to 6pm with the Service at 6pm. The Celebration of Jimmy's Life will continue in the Lighthouse Reception Room until 9pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your church in memoriam of Jimmy, for he sought their help and received it.