Edward Carl Silva, better known as Eddie passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016 in Oakland, CA. He was 84 years old.
Eddie leaves behind his devoted wife of 58 years, Esperanza and their big, loving family. His children; Mary Romo, Cecilia Romo, Esther Fernandez, Arturo Fernandez, Cynthia Silva, Michael Silva and Laurie Silva. His grandchildren; Many-Vincent, Mario Jr., Toni, Corrina, Richard, Monique, Dawn, Benjamin, Carlos, Marcus, Ashley, Eddie, Rudy and Brandy. As well as his 28 great-grandchildren.
Eddie was born in Oakland, CA. to Joseph and Angelina Silva in 1932. He was one in 5 children. After high school Eddie went on to serve his country by joining the Army during the Korean War. He led a career as a metal foundry worker which he took much pride in for 35 years.
Eddie had a big caring heart and loved his friends and family. He will be missed.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom’s Chapel and Mortuary. 267 E. Lewelling Blvd. San Lorenzo, CA. Followed by a Repast at St. Louis Beltran Church 1410 100th Ave. Oakland, CA.