Larry Elmer Avila, 88 of Newman passed away Thursday, February 6th at his residence.
Mr. Avila was born in Hopeton, California and was a resident of Newman for 45 years. He was a high school math and science teacher for 19 years and a football, basketball, softball and baseball coach. He was a parishioner of St. Joachim’s Catholic Church in Newman and was a US Army Korean War veteran.
Mr. Avila is survived by his wife, Chris Avila of Newman; daughter, Kathy Avila of Newman and son-in-law, Manuel Avelar of Newman. He was preceded in death by his son, Arthur Avila.
A Visitation will be held from 9:00 am to 10:00 am followed by a Rosary/Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am, Monday, February 17th at St. Joachim’s Catholic Church in Newman. Interment to follow at Hills Ferry Cemetery in Newman.
Donations may be made to: TOSCA, PO Box 18, Newman, CA 95360
Services conducted by Hillview Funeral Chapel, Newman.