Ernest B Gaines Jr passed away of heart disease on March 31, 2019 at 7:00 am at Inter-Community Hospital in Azusa Calif.  Ernest Jr (aka Little Ernest) was born May 31, 1970 to Ernest B Gaines Sr and Almetta (Wright) Gaines of Pacoima California. Ernest was the youngest of 4 children. He was Baptized at Mt Zion Baptist Church in Pacoima at the age of 5.

The family relocated to Simi Valley in 1978. Ernest attended the Simi Valley Schools until at age 18 he earned a certificate of completion. He went in the restoration business which he loved because it allowed him to travel and live in 5 Star hotels all over the country such as the Caribbean and on the West Coast.

He loved outdoor activities such as mountain biking and hiking. He loved dogs from an early young age and he was very gentle, kind and helpful. He was lovable and liked by many. He now joins his mother in the hereafter.

Services at Hick Mortuary 8837 Palmdale Blvd California, April 18 12:00pm

I would like to Thank my daughter so very much and my son in law for the loving support he received from them during his final day of his life.

Rest in Peace

My youngest Son

I Love You


Ernest B Gaines Sr. of Flagstaff Arizona

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