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Armando C. Caballero "A.C." Born February 3, 1915 in Lordsburg, New Mexico, passed away June 13, 2011 in Tucson. 96 years, four months young, A.C. moved to Tucson with his parents when he was very young.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. A.C. is survived by his wife of 72 years, Josephine; sons, Rene and Gregory of Tucson, Dean of Colorado; daughter, Marty (Tom) Ryan of Tucson; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, many relatives and friends. Preceded in death by daughters, Charlene Taylor, Barbara Lamb and son, Richard.

A.C. was the youngest son of seven siblings, all deceased. A.C. got his contractor's license in 1939, owned his own business, A.C. Builder and built many custom homes in Tucson.

Served in World War II in the Army 508th Paratrooper Infantry 101st Airborne Division, was a 1st class middle weight boxer, was an amazing hard working man. He spent many hours working and relaxing in the sun. How happy he must be to find his daughters, son and loved ones in Heaven. Loved by all his family, he will be missed and remembered forever.

A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by DESERT ROSE CREMATION AND BURIAL.

(The Arizona Daily Star, 19 June 2011)

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