He was born in Winslow, Arizona on January 18, 1937 to Antonio and Mercedes. He moved to Phoenix at the age of 15. While attending Phoenix Union High School, he played Varsity baseball. It was during this time when he met a 12 year old girl who would later become the woman he would marry and spend the rest of his life with, our mother, Amalia. They married on July 4, 1959 and 300 days later they began expanding the family when their oldest son, Raoul, was born. The family continued to grow with the addition of Yvonne, Monica, Larry and Mark.
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