Carlos J. Santoyo

Beloved family man, friend, co-worker and neighbor, Carlos was visited by family every day during his final days of old age, and he was not alone when he passed.

He was preceded in death by his wife Emma and son his Julian, his parents Julian and Maria, his brothers and sisters, Luis, Constance, Julia, Marcelino, Jess and Mickey. He was also preceded in death by his nieces Margaret, Kathleen and nephews Billy, Richard, Peter, Adrian, Manuel, Julian and Paul.

He is survived by his daughters Rebecca, Maria and his son Gilbert. He is also survived by his sister Beatrice, his nieces Margaret, Vicky, Patty, Robin  and nephews Gary, John, Philip Michael, Alex, Rudy and Rocky and his many wonderful friends, co-workers and neighbors.

Born in Pittsburg and a graduate of Pittsburg High Class of 1949, Carlos was a proud newspaper boy to the soldiers of Camp Stoneman.

During WWII, he was a loyal 49ers fan and a dedicated U.S. auto worker. He retired after 40 years in the auto industry.  A Rosary and viewing will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery at 2200 18th St. in Antioch at 6 p.m. on Thursday Feb. 24, 2022. His funeral service is at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, also at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Please consider donating to the prevention of diabetes and heart disease. Carlos’s favorite way to say good bye… “Be cool”

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