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Obituary for Richard Orozco

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Richard Orozco

December 31, 1953 - May 19, 1986

Richard (Penny) Orozco
12/31/1953 – 5/19/2014
Richard (Penny) Orozco, 60, entered the gates of heaven and started Jamming again with the band and the rest of the Boys in Rock and Roll Heaven! Jam On Bro!
He was born December 31, 1953 to Louis L. and Yolando G. Orozco and passed away peacefully at his home in Ogden May 19, 2014. He was the best guitar and bass guitar player I have ever known! Music was his life and love forever. He served honorably in the US Army. He was proud to be a Vietnam Era Veteran.
Penny was a very loving and caring person. Every life he touched was a positive and special gift. His heart was made of gold and solid as stone. He was the best brother a sister could ever have. He was the greatest father, the craziest and funniest uncle, and the smartest grandpa.
He is preceded in death by his father, Louis L. Orozco and his brother, Eugene Orozco.
He is survived by his mother, Yolanda G. Orozco, sister, Marie (Cado) Green, his brother Joe (Rosalita) Orozco, 14 children: Tanya, Crystal, Christine, Mary, Amanda, Pepper, Richard, Sasha, Nicholas, Daniel, Roger, Pennymarie, Alex, and Gene, 40 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah. Catholic Mass will be held Friday, May 23, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 514 24th Street, Ogden, Utah. His Military Honors Ceremony will take place at Leavitt’s Mortuary after the Mass
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made, at America First Credit Union, Account Number 9065855, in the name of Richard (Penny) Orozco.
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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

Service Information

Date: Friday, May 23, 2014

Time: 10:00 am -

St. Joseph Catholic Church


514 24th Street, , Ogden, UT, 84404

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Born: December 31, 1953
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Tom Rocha posted on 5/23/14

i met Penny in Germany while in the Army.WE were in a band and i still have some recordings of us playing there and when he came to Chicago for a visit.. I also spent a few months in ogden... i will miss him....


tami moreno noriega posted on 5/23/14

To the Orozco family , Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Sam and Tami Noriega


gloria gallegos posted on 5/23/14

I am so sorry for the loss and may all Gods blessings besent upon you. Rest in peace Penny(: I'll always remember the good day's down in the hood. Wall Ave. From our family.


Judy & Anthony Martinez posted on 5/22/14

Joe and Family, We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Anthony and Judy


hyrum posted on 5/22/14

I just heard about this yesterday. I was one of those who had the opportunity to jam with him myself many long years ago, and though I have been out of everyone's mind since then, he (and all of the family and friends) have always been in my mind and heart. I have some very fond memories !! My blessings go out to ALL of his family and friends at this time. I'll be jamming with him again, I know!