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Rito Barcenas Sanchez

Rito Barcenas Sanchez, 67 beloved husband, father, uncle, grandfather, great grandfather and friend passed away on Sunday April 7, 2024. Rito was born on June 12, 1956 to Gregorio Sanchez and Maximina Barcenas in Guerrero, Mexico. As a young man he worked with masonry and carpentry and later became a sand blaster and painter for over 40 years. He traveled many states and off shore working on bridges, oil platforms and refineries before starting his own business along side his wife, son, and grandson in 2008, RS Painting Services, his greatest passion and accomplishment. He made many friends along the way and opened many doors for others in the industry. He will be remembered for being genuine, hardworking and passionate about his work. Even working 7 days a week from dusk to dawn and always giving a 110%. He was loving, caring, very generous, always willing to help others and a great provider. He had a great sense of humor, loved and cared for his dogs and always had them around. He definitely had a sweet tooth and enjoyed eating out with his wife. He’ll be greatly missed by all.


Rito is preceded in death by his parents, Gregorio Sanchez and Maximina Barcenas and brother, Anatacio Sanchez. Survivors include his wife Janie Sanchez, brother Alvaro (Lupe) Ramirez, sisters Juana Sanchez and Zeferina (Domingo) Bentacourt, sons Jose (Linda) Sanchez, Luis (Priscilla) Sanchez and Jeremy (Brenda) Villarreal, daughters Rosalinda (Martin) Sanchez and Becky (Eddie) Serrano, 17 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 2 PM to 9 PM at Ritchea-Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel. The services will conclude at that time. 

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