Roland “Felix” J. Espinoza, 70, of Warsaw, passed away in his home on Saturday, July 23, 2022.

Felix was born June 26, 1952, in Nassawadox, Va., the son of the late Roberto and Susana Reyna Espinoza Sr. He was united in marriage to Dixie Lee Creakbaum Espinoza on Nov. 21, 1981, in Warsaw.

He was a graduate of Pierceton High School. Roland worked as a Journeyman Finisher for RR Donnelly Printing Company, retiring in 2016 with 43 years of service.

Felix will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 40 years, Dixie Espinoza, of Warsaw; children: Dawn (LD) Harmount, of Rolla, Mo.; Mary (Tony) Nicholas, of Warsaw; Cissy (James) Crouse, of Onemo, Va.; and Brandi Kelly, of Warsaw; mother, Susana Espinoza; siblings: Armando (Sarah) Espinoza, of Pierceton; Dolores (David) Bumbaugh, of Claypool; and Steven (Joanna) Espinoza, of Fort Wayne. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren: Tiffany Simpson, Taylor Ridenhour, Dylan, Austyn, Jullyan, and Audriaña Harmount, Zach and Abby Nicholas, Caitlyn, JJ and Andrew Crouse, Autumn, Sebastion, Zane and Winnie Kelly; and eight great-grandchildren. In addition to his father, Felix was preceded in passing by two brothers; Robert Espinoza, Ruben Espinoza; and one granddaughter, Lilly Kelly.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels, 105 First St., Pierceton. Funeral services in celebration of his life will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5 in the Pierceton Funeral Chapel with Roger Gareiss officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.

The family kindly request the memorial donations to Kindred Hospice, 1476 W. 18th St., Rochester, IN 46975; or Kosciusko County Cancer Fund c/o K-21 Health Foundation, 1101 Park Ave., Winona Lake, IN 46590.

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