– Bob Bonillas passed away at home in Stayton. His
parents, Leandro and Helen were married in San Antonio,
Texas where Ralph was born in July of 1947. He attended
Potrero Elementary and Rosemead High School where he
graduated a year early. Bob had some college and studied to
become a truck driver, mechanic and an electrician. He also
took additional training as a diesel mechanic specializing
Bob married Elizabeth Graham in Lodi, CA on
October 3, 1986 and became a father to her daughter Dalhia
and son Lucky Graham. Bob spent some time with the Moose
Lodge and enjoyed memberships in gun clubs and rifle ranges.
He loved spending time with friends and family, camping,
fishing, teasing his children and grand-daughters and riding
motorcycles. Bob also loved helping others by collecting and
rebuilding bicycles for those in need and working for
various food banks.
He is preceded in death by his sister:
Mary Hand of Fortuna, California; Bob is survived by his
brother: Bill (Lang) of Miranda, California; by his wife:
Elizabeth Bonillas of Stayton; Sons: Bobby (Ruby) Bonillas
of Covina, California and Lucky (Julia) Graham of
Sacramento, California; Daughter: Dahlia Wilcoxon of
Aumsville; Step-daughter: Sandra Corsi of Austin,Texas; His
grand-children: Teresa and Brianna Bonilla’s, Kirsten and
Jesse Wilcoxon, and Courtland Graham; Niece and Nephew,
Kenneth and Amy.
A celebration of life potluck is planned
for August 9, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the family
home. Contributions can be made to Stayton Food Bank.
Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral