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Richardo "Rick" Loya

Feb. 5, 1962 - May 17, 2018

Date of Service: May 26, 2018

Rick Loya passed away Thursday May 17th, 2018 at 7:20am at St. Luke's hospital in Boise, Idaho, surrounded by his loved ones. He was 56 years old. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada to Elfido Loya and Natalia Loya. He married his soul mate Dolores Loya on February 5th, 1983. Rick started working at Amalgamated Sugar straight out of high school in 1980 until he could no longer work. He worked hard and moved up through the years, making supervisor 3 years ago.

He was preceded in death by his father Elfido Loya, his brother Ray Loya, and his nephew Isaiah Espinoza.

He leaves behind his loving wife Dolores Loya, his daughter and son-in-law Nichole and Ray Wallace, His mother Natalia Loya, his sisters Laura Loya, Michelle Loya, Alice Gonzales, his brothers Fred Loya, Catalino and Piedad Loya, Michael Loya, and Gabriel Loya. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.

He loved spending time with his wife Dolores Loya and his one and only princess Nichole Wallace and son-in-law Ray Wallace. He loved taking drives, having barbecues with family, hanging out by the fire at night, and golfing.

Memorial services will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Hansen Mortuary.

Condolences for Richardo "Rick" Loya

From Connie Rodriguez (Palomarez):
My sincere and deepest condolences,..
No words, just memories...
Rest In Peace...
From Maribel Gutierrez:
My most sincere sympathy and condolences to the family and friends... my prayers for strength during this hard time. Rick was a wonderful man, he will be greatly missed. Rest in Paradise Rick!
From Jesus-&- Lucille Urquidi. - family:
Our deepest heartfelt sympathy, prayers for all your family-RIP
From Carl Wiberg:
I was introduced to Rick and Dolores by my wife to be, Amy. She holds them with such high regards. They made me feel right at home. I got the feeling from Rick that he was sizing me up, making sure I was the right one for his close friend. I was honored to call him my friend and family. Even though we spent only a handful of days over the last 4 years, I had some great memories with him golfing, hanging out in his yard, and during my wedding week. I was looking forward to spending even more time with both Dolores and Rick. I will miss him immensely.
From Carm Pickering:
So sorry to hear of Rick's passing. He was a great guy. My husband Jeff worked with him at the factory. He was a good friend to Jeff. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
From Freddy Larios :
Prayers for your family, we all will miss him greatly. He was a great person and great boss to work for.
From George and Dna Maas:
Very sorry for your loss, Rick will be missed by all who knew him, I will be out of town on Saturday, but our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family
From Jose Larios :
Dolores, I am so sorry for your loss ,Great man and dear friend,we will miss him!!
From Rosa Castro:
So sorry for your loss, your family is in our prayers. May he rest in peace. We have another angel in heaven.
From Sterling and Patty Winder:
Such a great loss of an amazing man. So sorry for this family’s loss. Thoughts love and prayers for this family.
From Mansi Loya:
We will miss you Primo!!! One day we will all be together again!!! So no goodbyes just see you later!!!!
From Eva Torrez:
I’m so sorry for your loss. My deadest sympathies
From Felipe Gonzalez :
Sorry for your loss you guys are in my thoughts and prayers
From John and Delia Valdez :
Thinking of you as we remember the times we spent with you guys. So sorry for your lose.
From Abby Greenfield:
Dolores, Thinking of you and your family with the loss of your husband. Love and prayers for comfort to you and yours.
From Angie Valdivia:
My most sincere sympathy and condolences to his loved ones.. may he rest in peace and my prayers for strength for his loved ones...
From Misty Lynn Peterson :
My heart is just aching. Love you so much Dolores. Sending you hugs and prayers.
From Leslie Wheeler:
Laura, So sorry for your loss. Condolences and wishes for strength and peace at this most difficult time.
From Mercedes Palomarez :
Delores I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.
From Bo Isaak :
I'm saddened and shocked at the news of the loss of Rick. He was a GOOD man, great to work with, always a positive attitude. He loved his family, you are in our heart and prayers.
From LEO VASQUEZ:
ONE GREAT MAN,,GREAT HUSBAND,,LOVEING FATHER,,, HE'S SMILING DOWN ON US ALL !!
From Korky and Cindy McWilliams:
Delores, I am so sorry for your loss. To lose anyone leaves such an empty place, but the loss of someone as young as Rick was is even more heartbreaking. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult of times. May the good Lord hold you and your family close in His Hands.
From Tony Jones:
Great man and dear friend. We will miss him. My heart goes out to his family.
From Craig & Susan Zimmerman:
We are so sorry for the Loya family Rick will be greatly missed by all that knew him and loved him.
From Antonio & Jean Vasquez:
Our prayers are with you and all the family! We loved him dearly, he was a great person, son, father, husband, brother, and friend! We will miss him!
From Bill Owens:
So sorry to hear of Rick's passing. He and I worked together for years at the sugar factory, can't think of anyone that I've had more respect for. Great man, he will be greatly missed.
From Barbie Thornton:
All my love and prayers for you and your family.
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