Brother Walter Steward passed away on October 22, 2021 at the age of 79 in Florida according to his son Michael.
Brother Stewart was a 29 year member of Local 728. He retired in April 2008.
There will be a memorial service on November 14th in Florida. https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/north-lauderdale-fl/walter-st...
Brother Lonnie Gatlin passed away on August 30, 2021. Brother Gatlin was a 41 year member of Local 728.
Lonnie Gatlin's family will host a Celebration of Life for Lonnie on Saturday, October 16th, 2021.
Brother Thomas Wily passed away on 8-15-2021. Brother Wily was a 17 year member of Local 728.
Thomas’ service will be Wednesday, Aug 25th in the bay area at The Noble Chapel at 12:45 pm
1363 El Camino Real, Colma, CA 94014
Brother Chris Franco, better known as Julio, passed away on 8-14-2021 at the age of 60. Brother Franco was a 41 year member of Local 728. He was well known for his easy going manner.
Brother David A. Carter, 34 years old passed away on 7-29-2021. He is survived by a wife, a daughter, his brother, member Doug Carter and his father, member Ken Carter.
David became a member of Local 728 on May 13, 2006 and was a 15 year member of the union.
Brother Christopher D. Shaw passed away on July 9th, 2021 at the age of 55. Brother Shaw was a 20 year member of Local 728 having joined in January 2001.
Brother Aaron Kish passed away on July 2nd, 2021. He was 44 years old. Brother Kish joined Local 728 in 2018 and was a 3 year member.
Brother Kenny Solomon passed away on Wednesday June 30th, 2021. He was 37 years old. Obligated into membership on March 11th, 2006, Brother Solomon was a 15 year Local 728 member.
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