Sept. 18, 1930 — July 31, 2012
Albert Robert Silva Jr., 81, of Diamond Springs, Calif., was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Stockton, Calif., and passed away July 31, 2012, in Placerville, Calif. He was a plumbing contractor for 52 years. He was a retired president of California State Horsemen’s Association. He was a U.S. Navy vet, having served on a U.S. Boxer Aircraft Carrier. He was known as “Pappy Silva” to friends and in the construction trades.
Albert is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jeannine Hellen Silva; son, Albert Robert Silva III; daughter, Cinthia Ann McCaffrey; granddaughter, Brandi Douglass; grandson, Albert Robert Silva IV; grandson, Mathew W. Silva; grandson, Kelly Campos; and grandson, Patrick McCaffrey. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert R. Silva Sr. and Alise Silva; son, Michael James Silva; and son, Timothy John Silva.