Andres Magdaleno Escobar-Arriaga

Andres Magdaleno Escobar-Arriaga was born in El Salvador on April 25, 1976. He is survived by his father Daniel Escobar, 6 brothers and 2 sisters and many beautiful nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother Magdalena Arriaga, whom he adored.

Andres became a resident of Forks, about 12 years ago. He moved to Forks to be with his girlfriend Silvina Ramos and his daughter Janessa. He enjoyed living in Forks.

He was a strong woodsman who supported his family by tree trimming, salal picking, cedar bow, mushroom picking, bear grass picking, and cedar salvaging.

When he wasn’t working, he was fixing things at home, installing flooring and using handyman skills on home improvement projects. His hobbies included working on vehicles, fishing, and hunting, bringing his boys along. He also enjoyed playing soccer with his team and recently played with his other half Silvina.

He loved his friends dearly and if they called, he would be there to help.

Andres was most passionate about his children and their participation in sports. He would come home from work and then head straight to practices. Andres also was a mentor to kids in the community. He coached little league soccer for two years. He also attended high school sports to support the local Spartans. He enjoyed watching football and basketball. At the little league games, he would be high fiving all the kids he knew.

Andres passed November 2, 2018. He leaves behind five beautiful children with cherished memories they will have forever.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 511 5th Ave, Forks WA 98331 on Friday, November 16 at 11:30 a.m.