After a hard-fought battle with a short illness, Douglas Franklin Enos, 81, passed away 3rd of June 2020 at his home in Stockton, Ca while in Hospice Care. He leaves behind his wife of twenty-two years, Marsha Denise Machado. His funeral service will be held at 11am on Thursday, 18th of June 2020 at Fry’s Memorial Chapel in Tracy, Ca.
Mr. Enos was born September 1, 1938 in Oakland, Ca to Joseph and Isabelle Enos. Shortly after his birth the Enos family moved to Tracy, Ca. Mr. Enos attended Tracy area schools, both elementary and secondary, where he was active in athletics, and Future Farmers of America. As a Future Farmer of America, Mr. Enos raised several Grand Champion Steers and developed his love of agriculture. He then went on to join the Marine Corps after graduating from Tracy Joint Union High School. He served in the military from 1957 to 1963, and during that time his duties were to ensure the safety of high-ranking officers. Mr. Enos returned to Tracy, Ca after his military service and started a family with his first wife Edna Arnaudo-Rossi, whom he is survived by. Additionally, Mr. Enos is survived by his four children from his first marriage: Joseph Enos (Shelly Enos); Anthony Enos (Heather Enos); Christina Enos-Royster; Jennifer Potkonjak (Aaron Potkonjak); Mason Machado. Mr. Enos has four surviving grandchildren: Callie Royster, III; Emily Potkonjak; Anthony Enos; Kylan Enos-Fragher. Mr. Enos has two surviving siblings: Alexander August (Katherine August) of Tracy, Ca; Lorraine Enos Vinson of San Francisco, Ca. Mr. Enos is survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. He is preceded in death by his Father, Joseph Enos, his Mother, Isabelle Enos, and his brother Edward August.
Mr. Enos was a driven professional with an unmatched work ethic. Mr. Enos was active within St. Bernard’s Parish while his children attended St. Bernard’s School. He served as Athletic Director of CYO Basketball and was on the Parish Council. He worked as a Farm Implement Salesman for Sasser Tractors. He then went on to become a truck driver with Yandell Trucking, Incorporated. In his later years of his life he worked in agriculture, which was his passion. He loved his family and his dog Dingo. Mr. Enos remained brave, even throughout his final days. The family of Mr. Enos would especially like to thank Doctor Abbas Chothia and Vitas Hospice Care for all of their love, support, and kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Douglas Franklin Enos' name to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
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