Born: March 23, 1921
Died: September 25, 2013
Victor C. Macias
Born March 23, 1921 passed into the glory of our Lord on Friday, September 25, 2013, surrounded by his four children. Victor was a beloved, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather. He was born in Colton, California to Luciana and Andres Macias. He is preceded in death by the love of his life, wife of 63 years, Dora (Hernandez) Macias. They were married on September 17, 1942 at the Courthouse in Reno, Nevada. Both have lived in Redlands since childhood. They made their home on Lawton Street in Redlands, California.
Victor was a proud WWII veteran who served his country in the US Army from September 26, 1942 to November 6, 1945. He then worked for Matich Company in Colton until 1950 and went on to work for Universal-Rundle in Mentone for 33 years before retiring in 1983. He was a member of the American Legion Post 650 for 56 years.
He enjoyed taking his family on trips to Stockton, California to visit with family. He also enjoyed taking his family camping, fishing and many summers went to Jenks Lake and Big Bear Lake. He loved to take his boat to Salton Sea and Lake Parris feeling the wind blowing in his face and watching his children and friends water skiing. In their retirement years they enjoyed going to their grandchildren's soccer, baseball and football games.
He is survived by his four children, Dorothy Sotelo from Montclair, Ca, Victoria (Linda) Macias, Victor A. Macias and Chris Macias all from Redlands, CA. He also leaves behind eleven grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at Emmerson Bartlett Memorial Chapel, 703 Brookside Avenue, Redlands, CA.
Viewing at 10:00am, Services at 11:00 am followed by burial at Hillside Memorial Park, 1540 Alessandro Road, Redlands, CA on Friday, October 4, 2013.