Obituary of Anthony Leroy Ybarra
Anthony Leroy Ybarra passed away peacefully at home on August 1st, 2021 at the age of 68. He is survived by; his wife Maribel Ybarra from Salinas CA. his mother Rosella Ybarra from Greenfield, and his children.
His daughter Veronica Ybarra-Guerra and son in law Jorge Guerra from Sanger, CA. Granddaughters Marylou Ramirez and her husband Adrian Ramirez from Reedley, CA. Jessica Villanueva and her husband Nathan Villanueva from Dinuba, CA. Grandson Jorge Jr Guerra (Junior) and his wife Alyssa Guerra from Sanger, CA. Great grandchildren Jonathan Michael Rodriguez, Sienna Yvette Ramirez, Adrian Jr, Ramirez, Amiyah Vanette Villanueva, Alexxus Anjelina Villanueva, Kailee Vanessa Guerra, Jordan Edward Guerra, and another on the way.
His daughter Victoria Ybarra from Fresno, CA. Grandchildren Dennis Juarez, Edward Hawkins, Vanessa Hawkins, Marissa Hawkins, Larissa Duarte, Anayeli Flores, and Analina Flores. Great grandchildren, Abigail Juarez, Dennis Juarez, Daja Juarez, Kira Juarez, Liliana Juarez, and Mariana Hawkins, All residing in Fresno CA.
His daughter Ashley Barajas and son in law Antonio Barajas from Salinas CA. Granddaughters Mariah Alize Cruz, Samantha Rose Barajas, and Genevieve Violet Barajas.
Son Anthony Leroy Ybarra Jr from Salinas, CA. Grandson Anthony Leroy Ybarra III also from Salinas, CA.
Son Arturo and his significant other, Esperanza Hernandez, from Greenfield, CA. Granddaughter Kaylie Ybarra from Salinas, CA.
He is also survived by his siblings; Shirley Gribble and her husband Terry of Fowler Colorado, Renie Ybarra and his wife Aurelia of Ontario, Kathy Garcia and her husband David of Salinas, Gus Ybarra and his wife Grace of Greenfield, Cindy Lopez of Greenfield, Vernette Oyoque and her husband Freddy, and Johnny Ybarra of Salinas. Anthony’s father Augustine Ybarra, his Brother Felix Apodaca from Denver Co. and his sisters Jeanette Telles, Lydia Rodriguez preceded him in passing.
Anthony was born on September 24th 1952 in the quiet town of Fowler Colorado alongside the Arkansas River. He grew up in the “Colonia” in the company of a large extended and blended family. In 1960 Anthony’s father, Augustine and mother Rosella, made the bold move from Colorado to King City, California. Eventually they settled in Greenfield, California.
He attended schools in King City as well as Greenfield. He began working at a young age. He worked at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital as a supervisor. Coworkers admired his work ethics, and have always complimented his fairness and dedication to the task on hand.
His hobbies were coaching his sons in sports to keep them physically active. He enjoyed watching western and action movies, as well as watching American Football. He always stayed a true Denver Broncos fan. He found comfort listening to Oldies, he also loved shrimp cocktail and other Mexican cuisine. He would make a delicious tri-tip. He also had a collection of beanie babies and custom classic cars.
Anthony loved spontaneous weekend trips with his kids and grandkids. Whether it was to the San Jose Flea Market or Fisherman’s Warf, to Three Rivers, Yosemite, or Disneyland. He would be the life of the party always making everyone have a good time.
Anthony attended several churches throughout Salinas Valley, Rosa de Saron, Temple Emmanuel, and Assembly of God.
A Visitation will be held, Friday, August 13, 2021 from 1 - 5 PM at the Healey Mortuary in Salinas.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Anthony Ybarra, please visit Tribute Store