Hunter Blake Branco, 20, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 30, 2019. He was born November 23, 1998 in Modesto, Ca, and grew up in the Manteca-Ripon area. He graduated from Ripon High School in 2016. He was employed by Gate-or-Door Inc. as a Lead Door Technician. He was excelling at his job and was proud to be given a company work truck at such a young age.
As a typical young man he enjoyed video games. He could spend hours fine tuning his gaming skills.
He loved venturing off in the great outdoors. He enjoyed hiking and camping in Cal City. His dad handed down his 1985 3-wheeler and Hunter loved riding the Pismo Dunes. He loved hanging out at Grandpa Abe’s ranch and perfecting his shooting skills. His newest passion was cooking, which paired well with his love for eating!
Hunter cherished his family and looked forward to spending time with all six of his brothers & sisters. Oh the stories they all could tell!
He will forever be remembered as a kind & helpful young man. He had a unique personality and a sense of humor that would keep you laughing.
Our hearts are fuller having had Hunter in our lives. We will continue to share our many memories of him. He is loved beyond measure and will be deeply missed every second of every day.
Hunter is survived by his parents; Steve Branco & wife, Jennifer; Karrie Langdon & husband, Jeff. Siblings; Anthony “AJ” Branco; Kali (Kyle) Rodriguez, Chelsea Branco, Samantha Bradford, Katharyn Bradford, and Sawyer Langdon.
He leaves behind grandparents; Alan & Cheryl Schmiedt, Ken & Millie Krause, Louise Branco. Numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and extended family & friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandpa Abel “Abe” Branco.
Fry Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Branco Family. A Celebration of Life will be held at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 South Central Avenue, Tracy on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. with visitation beginning at 11:30 a.m. He will be laid to rest privately at the Ripon Cemetery.
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