A Celebration of Life service for Jeremiah Samuel Longoria, 17, of Exeter was held on Feb. 25 at Smith Family Chapel in Exeter with burial following in the Lindsay Cemetery. He passed away in Visalia on Feb. 22.
He was born in Lindsay on Aug. 13, 1986 to Samuel Longoria, Jr. and Marlene Castillo. He spent his early years in Lindsay and moved to the Exeter area several years ago. He was a sophomore at Exeter Union High School.
Surviving are his mother, Marlene Castillo of Exeter; his father, Samuel Longoria, Jr. and wife, Stacy of Lindsay; grandparents, Linda and Jorge Castillo of Exeter, Maria Villa of Lindsay and Ben and Royita Rings of Visalia; six brothers and sisters, Alyssa, Savannah, Shannon Fonvergne, Brittany, Bria and Austin Phipps.
He will be meeting his two uncles, Georgie and Carlo Castillo in heaven. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Chapel, Exeter.