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Bobby Sanchez

Born: Thu., Apr. 6, 1961
Died: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Fri., Jan. 04, 2019
Location: Hatfield Funeral Home

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Bobby Sanchez, 57, of Sierra Vista, AZ passed away on December 23, 2018 in Tucson, AZ.  He was born in Chicago, IL on April 6, 1961.  He and his wife of 27 years, Diana, moved to Sierra Vista from West Milford, NJ in 1996. They had two daughters together; Lauren and Anna.
    Bobby spent six years in the United States Air Force.  He earned his bachelor’s degree at Rutger’s University.  He worked as a Supervisory Border Patrol Agent, and retired after 20 years of service.
     Some of the things he loved were hiking, bicycling with his daughters, fishing, playing online games, and spending his evenings grilling outside surrounded by his family.
    He is survived by his wife Diana, their two daughters Lauren and Anna; his sisters Wendy Avila, Juanita Sanchez-Grob; brother-in-law Andy Avila; his sister-in-law Deborah Mossey; sister-in-law Karina Sanchez; his step-father Eduardo Diaz and numerous nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Sixta Maria Diaz and brother, Marcus Sanchez.
A memorial service will be held January 4, 2019, 2:00 PM at the Hatfield Funeral Home.

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Pat Holena
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Diane, I am so sorry for your loss. Bobby was one of the most fun individuals I met in my Air Force career and I will always cherish the memories. I will keep you and your family in my prayers for strength to move forward even as you deal with your sorrow.

Bill and Patti Miller
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Diane please accept our deepest condolences for the loss of Bobby. You, Lauren and Anna are a strong family who have a deep love for Bobby. He will be missed. We’ll remember all the fun, joyous times we had with him and his great sense of humor. The picture posted truly depicts who he was, always enjoying the times he had with family and friends. He will forever remain in our hearts.

Skip Moore
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. Bobby was such a fantastic husband, father, friend and man. He will be missed by everyone he touched.

David L Kidd
   Posted Sat December 29, 2018
I am soo very sorry for your loss Diane. I pray that you and the girls stay strong and hold on to each other, Bobby and the Chief will be looking down on you from Heaven. I wish I could attend the service but will keep Bobby and you in my prayers.

Kristopher Crowley
   Posted Thu January 03, 2019
Bobby was my law instructor at the Border Patrol Academy. I have the deepest respect for him. I am deeply saddened by the news of his passing. I will have him and his family in my prayers. May perpetual light shine upon Bobby Sanchez, Oh Lord.

Tim Hess
   Posted Thu January 03, 2019
Bobby, It was a pleasure meeting you. I wish we could have shared one more beer together.

Diana, My condolences to you and your family. Bobby was a wonder person. Thanks for introducing him to us.

Karina Torres Sanchez
   Posted Thu January 03, 2019

TABLE BASKET was sent by Karina Sanchez .

Our hearts are saddened by the loss of Uncle Bobby. I pray your heart and soul find comfort in the loving memories. Love, Karina, Diego, Giselle Sanchez

Steve Kisielka
   Posted Fri January 04, 2019
I am so sorry for this great loss. Please stay strong and let me know if you need anything.

Bob Thompson
   Posted Sat January 05, 2019
Certainly no ordinary moments working for him. He will be missed, sorry for your loss.