Raul Andrew "Andy" Padilla

Passed peacefully in his sleep on September 9, 2013. Andy was born in Tucson on February 23, 1949 in the car in route to the hospital. Predeceased by father, Edward M. Padilla and newborn son, Drew Padilla. Survived by mother, Josephine Vasquez Padilla; sisters, Jo Louise Casacchia and Yolanda De Soto and daughters, Jeannine Taylor, LaDena (Jarrod) Simmons, Stephanie Padilla, Meghan (Mark) Kaminski and Melanie Magers. Also survived by nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Andy was a Vietnam Veteran, honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps. Andy was a talented guitarist and played at various Country Western night spots in the Tucson area and in Sonoita. Per his wishes there will be no service but please say a little prayer for him and should you hear "Margaretville", one of his favorite songs to play, think of him. Arrangements by DESERT ROSE HEATHER MORTUARY.