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Ricardo "Yogi" Guajardo

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January 24, 1955 ~ September 9, 2022

Born in: San Antonio, Texas
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas

Ricardo “Yogi” Guajardo was born in San Antonio, Texas on January 24, 1955 to parents Benito Guajardo and Beatrice Rodriguez. He passed away September 9, 2022 at the age of 67.

Yogi was known for his hard work and determination. He was also an avid Dallas Cowboys fan, rarely missing a game. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He always had a great time, including going on cruises and visiting the casinos. He was a jokester. He was always ready to spin a tall tale & played many a joke on his family and friends.

Yogi is preceded in death by his mother Beatrice Rodriguez, father Benito Guajardo, as well as brothers Salvador, Benito, Mario and Luis.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Mara, sons Chris Gabbard (Michelle), and Kragen Guajardo, and daughter Stacy Emerson (Rick). Yogi also leaves behind sisters Lupe Guajardo (Terry Burke) and Rosa Guerrero (Mario). He leaves behind many grandchildren including Hannah, Kason, Kingston, Alaina, Ava, Ali Joyce and Everett, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Yogi leaves behind a life and legacy that will not soon be forgotten. He will be dearly missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him.


Visitation: September 14, 2022 1:00 pm

Room: Chapel

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


Service: September 14, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Room: Chapel

MeadowLawn Funeral Home
5611 E. Houston St.
San Antonio, TX United States


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  1. My sincere Condolences to all the family for the loss but never forgotten. Cousin Ricky was the youngest from the Guajardo’s 1st cousins he was a joy to have around. I hold dearly my last conversation with him giving me support and advise when we lost our last aunt Pilar Guajardo Cruz he was there. May you now enjoy all our family and friends whom you have joined again. Love you Cuz God Bless.🥲

  2. Many prayers and condolences 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏. He was one of a kind & I am a better person for knowing him! He was a great friend to my dad,Keesey, & our family will greatly miss him.

  3. We will never forget our fun, mischievous brother in law. You brought a bright light to our family that can never be replaced and you made Mara so happy. Your smile was so beautiful and you were such a great guy. We are so sorry for not only your Mara who loved you dearly but for all of us who knew you. Rest easy brother.

  4. My heart is broken for you, Mara, for the loss of your one true love, and for Yogi, our Padna, who will forever fly high … you brought such a light to our family, Yogi. Missed but absolutely never forgotten.

  5. Mara- my heart grieves with yours in your loss. Treasure all the sweet memories you shared. The Hart family sends our deepest sympathy to you, I regret that we never got to meet him. Judy Hart

  6. I met Yogi through Russell Bush and Cliff Wilson in the early eighties. We lost touch somewhere along the way bit I’ll always remember his fun loving attitude. Rest in peace Yogi !

  7. Yogi and I were very good friends ,he is greatly missed . He will never be forgotten . He always was fun to be around and work with over the years and a great classmate . It was an honor for me to say a few words at his service along with my very good friend Clifford Wilson . R.I.P. Yogi

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