Lawrence Blu Velasquez, 35, of Soledad, passed away in Las Vegas, Sunday, January 20, 2013.
Lawrence was born January 22, 1977, in San Francisco and had been a lifelong resident of Monterey County. He attended Gonzales High School and was employed in construction.
He is survived by his son, Ethan Lawrence Velasquez of Soledad; parents, Arthur and Priscilla Velasquez of San Jose; four siblings, Sidney Velasquez of Santa Fe, N.M., Vanessa Velasquez of San Diego, Artie (Nicole) Velasquez of San Jose, Christina Velasquez of San Jose; grandfather, Arturo Velasquez of Soledad; newborn niece, Callie Velasquez of San Jose; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Memorial contributions in Lawrence’s name may be made to “Honoring the life of Lawrence Blu” at Fundrazr.com.
Visitation was held January 28, 2013 at Victory Outreach Church of Soledad, corner of Market and Main streets. An evening vigil followed. A funeral service was held January 29, 2013 at Victory Outreach Church. Burial will be at Soledad District Cemetery.
Arrangements by Woodyard Funeral Home, 395 East St., Soledad, 831-678-9100, WoodyardFuneralHome.com.