February 18, 1956 - April 11, 2020
On Saturday, April 11, 2020, Jose Garcia Terrones, Sr., loving husband and father of three, passed away at the age of 64. Jose was born on February 18, 1956, in Lompoc, California, to Carmen and Porfirio Terrones, Sr. He was one of 10 sons and 6 daughters.
Jose was a maintenance worker at Celite for 18 years. On May 30, 1979, he married Pamela Ann Cooper. They raised three sons, Robert Ernest Cooper, Jose Garcia Terrones, Jr., and Jeremy Joseph Terrones. Jose was grandfather to Calan Cooper, Claycen Cooper, Clancey Cooper, Cameron Terrones, Jocelyn Terrones, Jeremy Terrones, Maili Terrones, Isaiah Terrones, and Skyla Hicks-Terrones.
Jose had a passion for the great outdoors. He enjoyed a lifetime of hunting, fishing, and barbequing. Jose also enjoyed spending quality time with his family. He loved playing with his grandkids, telling stories, and watching his family grow. Jose also liked caring for animals and always had an animal in his home. Jose had a loving and caring personality that will surely be missed by those who knew him.
Jose is preceded in death by his father Porfirio and his mother Carmen, as well as his siblings Richard Terrones, Bernardino Terrones, Fidel Terrones, Fernando Terrones, Luciano Terrones, Tina Rains, and Rosemary Razo. Jose is survived by his wife, Pamela, his sons Robert, Jose, Jr., and Jeremy, his daughter-in-law Stefanie Cooper, his grandchildren Calan, Claycen, Clancey, Cameron, Jocelyn, Jeremy, Maili Isaiah, and Skyla, as well as his siblings Porfirio Terrones, Jr., Manuel Terrones, Carlos Terrones, Gabriel Terrones, Tony Mondragon, Jane Hardeman, Judy Terrones, and Nancy Razo.
A viewing will be held at 12 noon on Monday, April 27, 2020, at Starbuck Lind Mortuary. An intimate graveside service will be held on Monday, April 27, 2020, at 2 pm at Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery. Flowers or donations can be sent to Starbuck Lind Mortuary, 123 North A Street, Lompoc, CA 93436.
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