Carlos V. Serpa died at Watsonville Community Hospital May 27, 2019. He was 86. Carlos was born on July 16, 1932 in Watsonville, California. A native of Watsonville, he has lived his entire life here. Carlos worked as a shop foreman for Granite Construction Co. for 34 years, retiring in 1989. He loved to fish and go camping in his fifth wheel. He also built hotrods and enjoyed going to car shows. Carlos was a skilled gambler. His favorite place to go was the Black Oak Casino in Sonora.
Carlos is survived by his son, Fred (Karen) Serpa, and daughter Debra (Vincent) Crabill; 7 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Jone.
A Chapel Blessing service will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Mehl’s Colonial Chapel. Burial will follow at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park.
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