Arturo Contreras, Born in El Paso, Texas and grew-up as a local of Fabens. Son of six children to Maria Ester Martinez. Arturo graduated high school valedictorian and enjoyed playing football and running track.
He moved to Phoenix, Arizona when he was 18 and studied into his permanent career as an electrician. He had a hard-working and giving nature and loved his work, facing any new challenges and learning curves head-on with a positive attitude. He never missed a game of his favorite sports team, the Raiders and also enjoyed collecting their memorabilia.
He met his first wife Marlene and shared a son Phillip Contreras, born in 1993, later she fell ill and passed. He moved to Chandler for new job opportunities to provide a new life for his son. Years later he was able to find love once again, meeting Patricia Corona, they married in 2001, making two families into one, Arturo took on the role of a stepfather to Eduardo Corona and later in October 2004, was the birth of their precious daughter, Stephanie Contreras.
On the beginning of his last day on July 1, 2019 he was called to home where he met his mother Maria, his past family, friends, and other loved ones he had in his heart. Survived by his wife, children, sisters and brother, he will be missed dearly. Rest in Peace