Oscar (Moose) Barba
June 05 1954 - December 10 2015 - Age 61

Oscar "Moose" Barba, 61, of Soledad, passed away, surrounded by family, Friday, December 10, 2015 at Natividad Medical Center in Salinas.

Oscar was born June 5, 1954 in Salinas and had been a lifelong resident of Monterey County. He served in the US Army from 1973 to 1975, and was a talented artist, having spent time painting murals, airbrushing projects and tattooing. He enjoyed reading military books and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his 3 children; Erica Barba of San Jose, Albert Barba of Soledad, Danielle Barba of Soledad; 3 grandchildren, Jesse Quijada, Savannah Hernandez, Angel Hernandez; father, Jesus Barba of Soledad; 10 siblings, Joe (Karen) Barba of Campbell, Cristina Barba of Salinas, Vicky Stanley of Delano, Maria (Blas) Hernandez of Salinas, Gloria Barba of Iowa, Ana Barba of Soledad, Sarah (Johnny) Magdaleno of Salinas, Kilo Barba of Soledad, Robert (Jan) Barba of Oxnard, Kenny Barba of Salinas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Magdalena Barba, 2 brothers, Jesse Barba and Eugene Barba.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 11 am at Liberty Chapel, 274 Kidder St, Soledad

Soledad, CA (current)
Salinas, CA (birthplace)

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