Salvador Espinoza II

Jul 16, 1953 - Oct 13, 2022

Obituary

Salvador Espinoza II passed away on Oct. 13, 2022 in Elk Grove, CA at the age of 69, after a hard fought battle with cancer. Just like he dealt with all experiences in life, Salvador managed his illness with strength and a warrior’s spirit. Sal is survived by his loving wife of 14 years, Karina Espinoza, who was his selfless caretaker until the end. Sal is also survived by his Mother, Beatrice Espinoza & his Sister, Elisa Robinson. Sal was an extremely proud Father and Grandfather. Sal is survived by his Son, Anthony Anguiano, his Daughters, Monica Jones and Jessica Hays, his 8 Grandchildren, RJ Cabral, Aiden Anguiano, Madison Hays, Mikey Jones, Ashton Anguiano, Joshua Hays, Kelly Hays and Alexander Hays. Sal was preceded in death by his Father, Salvador Espinoza & his Brother, Anthony “Tony” Espinoza.
As a child, Sal’s thoughtful, kind-hearted nature emerged and it stayed with him throughout his life. He grew up in the Bay Area and developed a love for football, loud music and Harley Davidson motorcycles. Sal was known for his fun-loving, easy going, laid back personality. One of Sal’s greatest qualities was his absolute love & admiration for his family. When he was healthy enough, you would always find Sal in the stands at his grandkids’ sporting events. Sal was a lifelong and loyal San Francisco 49’ers fan. During his career, Sal was a business owner for EB Floor Covering, a Truck Driver and an Electrician. Sal was known for his slow and steady pace, always taking pride in his work and putting quality above all else. Sal believed firmly in always doing the right thing and never cutting corners. Sal was a man of few words, but when he spoke, everyone listened.
Sal will be remembered by those who knew him best as a caring, loving, devoted, determined, sometimes stubborn, slightly mischievous, proud as heck family man. Sal had the best smile and a twinkle in his eye that will always be missed and never forgotten.

Sal’s celebration of life will be held Friday, Oct. 21st 2022 at 2pm at East Lawn Memorial Park, 9189 E Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA 95624

Funeral ceremony will be streamed live on this page, Friday, 10/21/22, 2pm

Guestbook

  • Sharon Rhodes says:

    My memories of Sal go farther back before Jessica was born. He was a very hard worker. He installed our carpet in our house and believe it or not it was just replaced 3 years ago. Great daddy! Hugs to all of your family! Cherish your memories!

  • Art Posada says:

    Sal was cool to work with. Nice guy with a great outlook on life. You will be missed

  • Rich Cardrino says:

    I had the honor to work with Sal for many years great guy didn’t know his own strength and yes he loved his music you’ll be miss Sal

  • Herman Lord says:

    Sal, was one of the kindest good hearted person I ever met. He always made me laugh and smile. I’m very saddened to hear of his death. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. 2 Corinthians 1: 3,4

  • Anthony phelps says:

    Sal was one of the nicest person I had the pleasure of working with he was always kind and nice to with a great sense of humor my condolences to his family I sure enjoyed knowing him

  • Numan Martinez says:

    I worked with Sal years ago at the beginning of my truck driving career for the infamous CF. He was a pretty quiet guy who always had a smile on his face. His hard work and zest for life was inspirational. Sal will be missed greatly!

  • Frank Duran says:

    So sadden by the passing of Sal, but at the same time I feel privileged to have met him and worked with him a few years and of course enjoying his peaceful personality, great to have knowing youSal!
    Rest In Peace Brother Sal.

  • Renee Bloodworth says:

    Sal my cousin, I was lucky to spend time with him and his family growing up. I am grateful memories and will miss him dearly. Love to all of the family. Sorry, I am unable to be there with you today to honor his life. Just know that I am thinking of you all and sending you my love.

  • Paul flores says:

    I work with cell sal for a few years at cf nice guy always had a great out look on life great man he will Surely be missed my condolences to his family may you rest in peace God bless

  • Dina Torres says:

    I’m sorry I could not attend Sal’s services today but, I want to express my deepest condolences and send love to the family. I have fond memories of my cousin. I know our family in heaven were there to welcome him home. Prayers to all for comfort. 🙏🏼💔🙏🏼

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