Roosevelt Washington passed away on Nov. 13, 2012, at Kindred Hospital Riverside, in Perris, Calif. He was 75.
His memorial services will be Dec. 1, 2012, at SpringHill Suites, 113 E. Sydnor Ave., across from Ridgecrest Regional Hospital on China Lake Boulevard.
Roosevelt was born Dec. 5, 1936, in Okemah, Okla., the fifth child born to the union of Frank Washington and Carrie (Henderson) Washington. His family moved to Kings County where he was raised and attended school.
Roosevelt moved to Ridgecrest in 1988, where he became family to the Pinchems. He married Yvonne Pinchem in 1996. He remained in Ridgecrest until his passing at Kindred Hospital Riverside.
He was a very loving and caring person to everyone he met. He will be deeply missed.
Roosevelt is survived by his children, Roosevelt Washington Jr., Todd Washington, Terry Washington, Penny Davis and husband Phillip, Albert Washington and wife Philippa and John Washington; stepchildren Nancie and Patrick Overstreet; grandchildren Darlisaa Hollins and husband Larry; four great-grandchildren and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife Yvonne, parents Frank and Carrie Washington. sisters Frankie Mae Washington and Elois Grays, and brothers Joe Louis Washington, Curley James Washington and Elza Washington.
Submitted by the family of Roosevelt WashingtonStory First Published: 2012-11-28