Sherwood James SantimawSeptember 1, 1940 ~ August 20, 2017 (age 76)
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, Sherwood passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side after a long battle with cancer. He was a retired millwright with Local 102 and enjoyed boat racing, golfing, walking, shoes, watches, and jackets.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years Marlene, daughters Lara Opsal (Jeff) and Laura Clark-Pincus (Dave), granddaughters Jaclyn Ruth (Dave) and Jennifer Holt, sisters Sherry Sterling (Raleigh, NC), Nanette Canter (Ft. Smith, AR), and Cathy Essert (Virginia), brother David Santimaw (Myrtle Beach, SC), niece Treese Swanson (Rob), numerous nieces and nephews, and close family friends Dr. Daniel McCurtain, Kenny McElheney, Duane and Dianne Null, and Samantha Rodrigues.
Visitation will be held at the Higgins Chapel (1310 A St, Antioch) from 10 to 11 AM on Fri. Aug. 25, 2017, followed by a graveside service at Oakview Memorial Park at 2500 E. 18th St., Antioch, CA, at 11:30 am with a reception to follow.