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Date of Birth: January 11, 1984

Date of Death: May 07, 2022

Julian Ornelas, 38, was called home by our lord on May 7th, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born on January 11, 1984 to his mother Yolanda Ornelas and his father Francisco Ramirez in Phoenix, Arizona. Yolanda raised Julian as a single mother and she loved him with all her heart, he was her baby boy. As a child, Julian loved to get into everything and was often causing mischief wherever he went. His nick name was “el terror; champ”. Julian was naturally athletic and loved playing sports excelling in each one, especially football. He played high school football and helped lead Centennial High to the state championship. He also holds the weightlifting record in the Peoria School District till this day. Julian was fun, entertaining, and brave with no fear and loved himself a good plate of food. He had a smile that lit up a room and his laughter was contagious. He had a big heart with a kind soul. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Ophelia Ornelas, his father Francisco Ramirez, uncles Ovidio, Salvador, Eliseo and Santos Ornelas and cousins Sonny and Monica Ornelas. He is survived by his mother Yolanda, Stepfather Irineo Leos; Sister Michelle Carbajal & husband Keith Carbajal, Sister Elisa Villanueva & husband Gabriel Villanueva and Sister Rosita Anzures; Brother Jose Luis Ornelas; Son Julian Ornelas Jr, step-son Joshua Del la Torre and their mother Ashley Wolf. He had 5 nieces: Lisette, Anjelique, Arabella, Sophia & Isabel and 1 nephew Gabriel Jr, all of whom he loved dearly. His extended family included 5 aunts Rosa, Mary, Irma, Alice & Patsy and 1 Uncle David along with multiple cousins. We will forever love and miss you our beloved Julian. Until we meet again, rest in peace with our heavenly father. God Bless. Funeral services to be held at Best Funeral Chapel in Peoria on Monday, May 16th from 2-4pm.

Service Information

Best Funeral Chapel 9380 W. Peoria Avenue Peoria, AZ 85345 Monday, May 16th from 2-4pm