Jess R. Bravo, passed away in Hollister, CA riding off to that final poker run in the sky where the wine flows forever and the dances never end at the age of 89 on August 12, 2010.
Jess was a Native of California, having lived in Lemoore, San Jose and recently returned to his home town of Hollister. Loving father, brother, uncle, Godfather and compadre. World War II Veteran, retired auto body repairman and car customizer, Harley rider for 70+ years and original founding member of the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club.
Jess was preceded in death by his wife Lorna. Survived by only daughter, Dana Bravo (Rik Alnas). Jess was Godfather to Raymond Bravo and Camille Giannotta-Monroe, brother of Carmen Belmudez, Teresa Cox, Eleanor Giannotta, Joe Bravo, Richard Bravo and Brother to all Top Hatter MC Members. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Special thank you to the nursing and hospital staff at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital.
Donations preferred to Hazel Hawkins Hospitals Foundation or the American Heart Association.
Visitation Friday, August 20, 2010, at 10:00 A.M. followed by a Funeral Service at 11:30 A.M. Both services at Lima Family Santa Clara: 466 North Winchester Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95050. Condolences may be offered at www.limafamilysantaclara.com.
Four wheels move the body… two wheels move the Soul.