Raymond Sanchez, age 72, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away surrounded by his loved ones at his home on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. He was born on Dec. 31, 1948 to Frank and Mary Lou Sanchez in Globe, Arizona. Ray worked in many jobs throughout his life including serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, construction, running a drill at the copper mines in Globe and as a warehouse supervisor in Phoenix. Ray loved spending time with his family, watching ASU football and spoiling his three grandchildren. Ray is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Mary Lou, his sister Barbara and his brother Frank. He is survived by his brothers Jimmy (Ginny) and Bob (Barbara), his sister Rose Marie, his children Paul (Lindsay) and Anissa, and his three grandchildren Carlos, Sophia and Dominic.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Miami, Arizona. Interment of ashes will be held afterwards at Globe Cemetery.