Geronimo "Jerry" Facio Jr., a courageous, humble, and generous man, departed this life on August 29, 2023, at the age of 69. Born on July 4, 1954, in Porterville, California to Geronimo Sr. and Maria Diaz, Jerry, as he was affectionately known, became a beloved figure in the Porterville community. He was a steadfast man of faith, and his life was a testament to the Catholic verse, "Well done, good and faithful servant" (Matthew 25:23).\n\nJerry dedicated a significant part of his life to the sawmill industry, where he served as a skilled and dedicated hit filer for many years. His colleagues respected him for his dedication, skill, and the courage he demonstrated in his role. Jerry was also a family man, always displaying a humble heart and generous spirit. His home in Porterville, California, where he resided for 69 years, was a sanctuary of warmth and love. He is survived by his loving wife, Teresa Facio. \n\nThe memorial service celebrating Jerry's remarkable life is scheduled for Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 12:30pm PDT at Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center, 765 West Henderson Avenue, Porterville, California, 93257.\n\nWe invite you to share memories and upload photos of Geronimo "Jerry" Facio Jr. on his memorial page. We hope that these shared moments will bring solace and serve as a reminder of Jerry's humble spirit, generosity, and courageous heart.