Robert Wilcox Carrillo Obituary – The Arizona Republic

Robert Wilcox Carrillo

Phoenix – Robert Wilcox Carrillo, 82, died in Phoenix, Arizona on December 6, 2021. Robert was born December 8, 1938 to Henry and Adeline (Wilcox) Carrillo.

Robert Wilcox Carrillo was born in Phoenix, Arizona and one of 9 children. Bob married the love of his life, Frances Baeza in 1958. They had three children together. Early in his life, Bob was a musician and frontman for Los Flamingos, and often headlined Calderone’s Dance Hall. His career was in line building and he was a proud member of IBEW Local #769.

Bob was a huge car enthusiast and partnered with his brother, George Carrillo to form “Carrillo’s Truck and Equipment Sales”. Bob has always been revered as a hardworking man.

Bob, also known as Dad, Tata, Brother, and Grandfather, was a devout Catholic who loved his God, wife, children, and grandchildren. He was blessed with the title of great-grandfather just days before his passing. One of his greatest joys in life was watching his grandchildren play sports… He looked forward to family vacations and considered spending time with his wife and family his top priority.

Bob is predeceased by his parents, Henry and Adeline Carrillo, his brother George and his sisters Ruth and Theresa.

He is survived by his wife Frances B. Carrillo, his daughter, Debbie Aburto, his son, Robert Carrillo (Mona), his daughter Cindy Heiser (Glenn) and four grandchildren, Robert Carrillo, Phillip Carrillo (Erin), Logan Heiser, Emma Heiser and great-granddaughter, Kit Carrillo.

A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 6180 W Utopia Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308, at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

Posted on December 10, 2021

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