Obituary of Antonio Herrera
Tony herrera left us on January 23, 2022 with his family by his side.Tony was born on June 8, 1950 in El Paso Texas to Miguel and Celia Herrera and was the second of four brothers Jr.,Eddie and Johnny. In 1954 when Tony was four years old Miguel and Celia moved to Salinas,Ca by urging of cousins Penny and Joe for a better life. It is here that Tony fell in love with cars and begin working on them as a young boy.
Salinas is also were met the love of his life Manuela (Nellie)Herrera through Nellies brother.
They were married for 54 years and had three children Twiggy,Toni and Reggie. He was a devoted dad and grandfather(Pops) and loved coaching his kids in softball when they were young and spending time with his grandkids.
Tony worked as a Toyota mechanic for over 30 some years and also loved to buy and sell cars as well as collecting 57 Chevys.
He enjoyed collecting and working on cars,swap meets and thrift stores,camping, road trips, collecting albums,listening to music,dancing,barbecuing and having a cold beer. But being with his Family and his faith in Jehovah meant the most to him.
He will be missed tremendously by our family and his loss will be felt forever.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years Manuela(Nellie)Herrera,Daughter Twiggy Herrera,Daughter and Son in law Toni(Sean)Myhre ,Son and Daughter in law Reggie(Leigha),5 Grandchildren Joshua,Zephaniah,Madison,Kaili ,Bryant. 3 GreatGrandchildren Ezra,Kai,and Stella Brothers Miguel(Susan) Herrera Eddie(Rosie) Herrera,Johnny(Martha) Herrera. The Losoya family Raymond,Rueben,Amelia,Hortensia, Consuela and Rosie. Many nieces,nephews and great nieces and nephews.
As well as Vince and Mark whom he loved as sons.
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