Louis (el Oso) Carrillo, artist, inventor, loving friend and husband died peacefully at his home in Thompson Station, Tennessee, with his beloved wife, Victoria (Vickie), by his side August 3, 2015.
He was born May 21, 1949, in San Francisco, California. Known for having a great love for life, Lou expressed his insights and spirituality through wonderfully imaginatively and vibrant paintings which hang in homes and businesses across the U.S.
Lou is preceded in death by their deeply loved child, Louis R. Carrillo. He is survived by his wife, Victoria, two stepsons, Victor and Tony Pedraza, daughters-in-law, Stephanie Pedraza and Gina Carrillo Cross, grandchildren, Anna, A.J., Sophia, and other much loved family members.
His quick wit and infectious laughter will be greatly missed by his many friends and loved ones. His memory will be cherished by all he met as Lou never met a stranger and shared his love generously.
A Memorial Service will be held at St Phillips, 1stand Main, Franklin, Tennessee, Thursday, August 6, at 5:00pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St Phillips Church or a charity of your choice in Lou’s name.