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Benjamin Carranza (1953-2015)

OBIT - Benjamin CarranzaBenjamin (Ben) Carranza went to his heavenly home Feb. 9, 2015. Per Ben’s wishes, he was able to pass at home surrounded by family. Ben was born March 31, 1953 in Colusa, California. He was a lifelong Colusa resident who loved his home town and it’s people. He worked for the City of Colusa Public Works for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting and school sports for his grandkids, in which he never missed a game. He also enjoyed the endless rides in and around Colusa.

Ben is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Mary Katherine (Casey); His loving daughter, who was always there, Nancy Irene English Savage; His greatest loves were his grandchildren, he was always their Hero, David Benjamin Mobley Ramirez (Liz) of Chico, Katie Beth Mobley of Yuba City, Emily Ann Mobley of Yuba City, Jasmine (Porkchop), Jordan and Chelsea Savage of Colusa; Brothers Ray Carranza (Lois) of Woodland, Martin Carranza of Nevada; Sisters Anita Miller (Joe) of Maxwell Emma Bryant (Bill) of Nevada, Amelia Chenowith of Yuba City; Sister-in-laws Nancy Nokes (Dale) of Colusa and Jeannie Hoff (Eric). Numerous nieces and Nephews as well as his 2 faithful buddies Bandy and Scooter.

Ben was proceeded in death by grandson Dylan Austin Mobley; Parents Martiniano and Dolores Carranza; Brothers Manuel and Ernie Carranza; his loving in-laws Joseph and Nancy Mahorney; Brother-in-law Joey Mahorney; Sister-in-law Josie Mahorney.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday Feb. 17, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the McNary-Moore Chapel. Funeral service will be held Wednesday Feb. 18 at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial at the Colusa cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Ben’s name to the Colusa Assembly of God Church 1747 Highway 20, Colusa CA 95932.

Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service FD-410

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