Raul Martin Ortiz, 56, of Salinas, has passed on to the hands of the Lord on May 8, 2023.
Raul Ortiz was born on November 16, 1966. He attended Alisal high school. Raul was was one of the BEST carpet installers around and he took pride in his work. He loved listening to Alan Jackson, Enrique Iglesias, Los Lonely Boys (How Far is Heaven) & Christian music. Raul had a heart of GOD & he knew the Bible inside and out.
Raul was preceded in death by his mother Juanita Ayala (Chata), his grandmother Eva Martinez Cortez. He is survived by his 5 beautiful children: Lydia Ortiz Saunders, Matthew Ortiz, Justin Ortiz, Brittany Gonzalez, & Josh Villapudua. He had 4 grandchildren: Jon, Noah, Ava, & Jayleen. He also had 2 brothers Stanley Lopez, William Ayala (Teeto) and his one and only sister Jessica Ann Juarez along with numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, and many cousins.
The family would like to thank everyone for all the love, prayers, & support during this difficult time.