James Vincent Carrillo
September 7, 1959 ~ October 16, 2022
Castro Valley, California
Resided in: Hayward, California
James Vincent Carrillo passed away at his home in Hayward, CA on October 16th, 2022. He was born in Castro Valley on September 7th, 1959 to Jose and Jean Carrillo.
James, known as “Jimmy,” grew up and lived in the Bay area. He graduated from Washington High School and attended junior college. In his earlier years, he was a professional gardener and worked at Lake Elizabeth.
Jimmy was a thoughtful and caring friend to many. He was a devoted son, cherished brother, fun brother-in-law, and proud uncle to many nieces and nephews. Known for his thoughtfulness and contagious laugh, he was a consistent, kind, and supportive presence for others in his life.
Jimmy had many talents. With special expertise in fixing things, he spent many afternoons helping family and friends with their home projects, hobbies, and gardens. He had a vast knowledge of gardening and loved to help others with their garden projects. Adventuring around the city, Jimmy was a skilled biker. He was also known for going on a quest at thrift stores and finding treasures to fix things. It wasn’t out of the ordinary for Jimmy to surprise others with his unique finds. He also taught nephews how to play chess and loved hosting people at his home.
James is survived by his siblings, Gloria (Mike) Murphy, Linda Gray, Joseph Carrillo, and Charles (Elizabeth) Carrillo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Jean Carrillo.
Friends and family are invited to Jimmy’s memorial service:
Saturday, November 19, 11 am
Newark Community Church
37590 Sycamore st
Newark, Ca 94560
Please RSVP by text or message me the number of guests for lunch: