Francisco Ibarra

Obituary of Francisco Javier Ibarra

Our beloved Francisco Javier Ibarra Lugo passed away on May 3, 2021 in Soledad, CA. He was born on January 24, 1974 in Santa Catarina, Guanajuato, Mexico and grew up and lived in Salinas, CA most of his life. 


Javier will always be remembered by all of his family, friends and co-workers for his top notch sense of humor, genius level jokes, sincere love for family and friends, as well as, his unmatched taste for good food and music. He worked many jobs throughout his life including Bernardus Lodge & Spa, Casual Male Big & Tall,  Big Lots and Walmart to name a few. Most recently he worked as a Maintenance Tech for the John Stewart Co. 


More than anything he loved spending quality time with his son, Michael, whom he adored. 

He always enjoyed being surrounded by loved ones at gatherings and his soulful voice could be heard singing along to his favorite songs that played.


He is survived by his beloved son, Michael Castaneda, his siblings: Dora Otero Ibarra, Fausta Ibarra, Elodia Ibarra, Milo (Blanca) Ibarra, and  by numerous nieces and nephews, aunts & uncles and cousins. He is proceeded in death by his parents Melchor & Andrea Ibarra and his older brother Jacinto Ibarra. 


Javier will be greatly missed by all those fortunate enough to know him and may you be blessed by the joyous memories he left with us all.

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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Healey Mortuary Chapel
405 N. Sanborn Rd.
Salinas, California, United States
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