April 30, 1940 ~ November 2, 2013
Redondo Beach, CA
Raoul Charles Estrada
April 30, 1940 - November 2, 2013
The family of Raoul Estrada grieves the loss of our cherished husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. Raoul was born in Redondo Beach to Trinidad and Genevieve Estrada, the seventh of sixteen children. He passed away in his home in Redondo Beach surrounded by his wife and children on Saturday, November 2 from RA complications. Raoul was honorable, intelligent, caring, creative, and witty. He was a sports fanatic and an ardent Laker fan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, drawing, and gardening. His passion and enthusiasm for life as he struggled many years with his disease will always be admired by those who knew and loved him. He leaves behind his wife Phyllis Boaz, ex-wife Darleen, the mother of his four children: Raoul (Lisa), Richard (Amy), Melissa, and Heather (Don). He also is survived by thirteen grandchildren: Daniel, Taylor, Jon, Nick, Vincent, Autum, Madison, Violet, Isabelle, Travis, Morgan, Rhyan and Kameryn. He is further survived by this three brothers, four sisters plus many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank Drs. John Hoying, James Dougher, and Providence TrinityCare Hospice for their compassionate care during his illness. If you wish to make a memorial donation, we suggest Providence TrinityCare Foundation, 5313 Torrance Blvd., Suite B-1, Torrance, CA 90503.