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Honoring Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Mar 25, 2020 03:46PM ● By Enjoy Magazine

We Will Remember

April 2020

Enjoy Magazine sends our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Fire Captain Ray Figueroa and Firefighter Patrick Jones, who died battling the fire that destroyed the Porterville Public Library in February.

Ramon Clemente Figueroa

Ramon, a Delano native, was born on January 3, 1985, and received his last alarm on February 18, 2020. He was a devoted and loving father, a determined son, a caring brother and supportive uncle. Ramon was a 13-year veteran with the Porterville Fire Department and was promoted to captain in 2018. He was known for his love of his job, mentoring his crew and for being a lifelong learner, always striving to leave a legacy of hard work and determination. His love of the outdoors, handyman skills and the time spent with family and friends will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Patrick Lee Jones

Patrick, a Visalia native, was born on March 16, 1994, and received his last alarm on February 18, 2020. He was a dedicated co-worker, son, brother, grandson, uncle, cousin, fiance and friend. Patrick dedicated his life after high school to completing the schooling, training and certifications necessary to achieve his dream of becoming the best possible firefighter he could be. He was known for his love of animals and sports and is remembered as a competitive athlete. His vibrant personality, infectious smile and ability to never meet a stranger will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.