Joaquin Francisco Romero passed away November 1, 2021 at the age of 34. He was born September 26, 1987 in Banning, CA to Brenda Gonzalez and Rick Romero, Sr. He attended and graduated from Banning High School. He lived on the La Jolla Indian Reservation for three years, where he also worked as the campground maintenance for the La Jolla Band of Mission Indians. Joaquin played the flute and trumpet in school, as well as the drums and guitar. He loved to play his guitars, which he proudly displayed in his home that he shared with the love of his life, Tashea. Joaquin would take over any dance floor and was die-hard Raiders fan. Everyone whose life he touched, family and friends, will truly miss his big, kind, and loving heart.
Joaquin will be missed dearly by his son, Manuel Romero of Minnesota; his significant other, Tashea Musick, and her children, Isaac and Javen of the La Jolla Indian Reservation; mother, Brenda Gonzalez of Banning, CA; brothers, Rick (Rhonda) Romero, Jr. of the La Jolla Indian Reservation, Antonio (Earlena) Romero, and Richard Miranda of Banning, CA; nephews, Isacc Romero of Banning, CA, Mat-Win Romero and Jacob Andreas of La Jolla Indian Reservation; grandparents, John and Lobelia Garcia of Banning, CA; aunts and uncles, Marlena (Steve) Garewal, John (Jolene) Garcia, Cindy (Ian) McCafferty, Linda (Ramon) Parra or Banning, CA, Michelle Geiser of Beaumont, CA, Clara Rodriguez of Colton, CA, Charlie (Marina) Romero of Washington, Mary Reyes, Alicia Romero, and Patricia Romero of Banning, CA; many cousins; as well as friends, Bear, Racinda, Chad, Brek, Nick, Matt, and many, many more. He is preceded in death by his father, Rick Romero, Sr.; grandmother, Christina L. Romero; step-father, Juan Gonzalez; uncles, Victor F. Romero and Hondo Garcia; aunts, Christina J. Romero and Rachel Garcia; and great-grandmother, Josie Flores.
A memorial service will take place Monday, November 22, 2021 from 2pm to 7pm at Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon in Beaumont, CA. Family kindly requests that no flowers be sent.
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