Randy J. Mel­chor, 59, Sept. 21

Santa Fe New Mexican - - FRONT PAGE -

Randy J. Mel­chor, age 59, beloved fa­ther, son, brother, un­cle, nephew, cousin, and dear friend passed away on Mon­day, Septem­ber 21, 2020 with the love and pres­ence of his fam­ily sur­round­ing him. Born on De­cem­ber 31, 1960 in Oak­land, Cal­i­for­nia, mak­ing him an avid Raider fan.

He was pre­ceded in death by his fa­ther, Mon­ico; grand­par­ents, Pas­cual and Fran­cisquita Baca, nu­mer­ous aunts, un­cles, and cousins.

Sur­vived by his daugh­ters, Mon­ica and Mia; mother Floren­cia; brothers and sis­ters, Dolores Baca, Luis (Carol), Pat Martinez, (Manny), Deb­bie Gon­za­les, (Jose), Andrew (Kris­ten); nephew, Matthew, niece, Allyson, (En­dri); great neph­ews, Markus, Lukas, and Nico; great niece (his lit­tle ting) Kylee; grand­daugh­ters, Hai­ley and Leilani Montoya.

Randy learned his hard work ethics from his fa­ther which he did un­til his ill­ness no longer al­lowed. He also learned the art of mak­ing the best tamales on Christ­mas Eve, a long fam­ily tra­di­tion from him, he was a gifted crafts­man from in­tri­cate wood carv­ings to cus­tom home con­struc­tion, a mul­ti­tal­ented mu­si­cian who per­formed with many lo­cal mu­si­cians. Randy will be greatly missed by all who knew him, may he rest in peace in the lov­ing arms of our lord and sav­ior Je­sus Christ.

Randy’s pall­bear­ers will be Ben Sanchez and Neil Jones; hon­orary pall­bear­ers, Manny Martinez, and Jose Gon­za­les.

Rosary will be re­cited at St. John The Bap­tist Catholic Church at 1301 Osage Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Fri­day Septem­ber 25, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. with a mass of Chris­tian burial to fol­low at 11:00 a.m. In­ter­ment will take place at Cer­ril­los Catholic Ceme­tery in Cer­ril­los, NM. Seat­ing will be lim­ited due to Covid-19 and masks are re­quired.

Rivera Fam­ily Fu­ner­als and Cre­ma­tions 417 East Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: (505) 989-7032 river­afam­i­ly­fu­ner­al­home.com

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.