George C. Valdez Jr., 49, a lifelong resident of Velarde, went to be with our lord unexpectedly on Friday, August 20th. George was preceded in death by his father George Sr., son Matthew, brothers Norman and Jeff. Maternal grandparents Victoriana and Cristobal Velarde and paternal grandparents Lola and Fred Valdez.
George is survived by his beloved mother, Lula Valdez, daughters, AshleyJo, Brittany (Leroy), Alyssa (Dwayne), and Angel (Austin). The pride of his everyday living, his grandchildren, Khloe, Adalyn, Devin, Hailey, and Mason. He was anxiously awaiting the arrival of his unborn grandson Isaiah. God daughter Natalya Abeyta. Mom of his kids Melissa. Sisters Shirley Sanchez (Clyde), Emmie Lou Romero (David), and Ida Lopez (Xavier). Aunts, Lenore Naranjo (Alex), Theresa Baca (Joe), Shirley Martinez, Jovita Casillas (Nicolas), and Elaine Trujillo. Uncle Joe (Joe black) Martinez. His companion, Jeanette Martinez. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends whom he liked and adored dearly. He leaves powering specific mates Morris Abeyta, Eli Martinez, & Joe Romero.
George normally wore his coronary heart on his sleeve. When he was necessary he was there. He often experienced open up arms for anyone no matter the circumstance. He was in no way 1 to judge – to him every person was spouse and children. You never ever would find him without having his radiant major smile. He experienced a character that was bigger than lifetime itself. As he would say “another day in paradise”. He had a passion for mechanics and car system – it under no circumstances mattered what the project was he put his blood, sweat, and tears into it. He took terrific delight in the work he did. He was really a person of enthusiasm. If you genuinely realized him, you knew that he was even extra passionate about his Harley. Rain or glow you could discover him on his bicycle. In his text “a journey usually set me free”. Now he is in his serious Paradise.
Public visitation was held on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 6:00pm in the Sangre De Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Relatives Funeral Residence & Crematory in Española with a rosary that was prayed at 7:00pm. A mass was held Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 11:00am at Our Woman of Guadalupe Church in Velarde with a burial to adhere to at Our Girl of Guadalupe Cemetery.
Pallbearers have been follows: Morris Abeyta, Joe Romero, Danny Velarde, Eli Martinez, Josh Padilla, and Rubel Martinez.
Honorary Pallbearers ended up as follows: Granddaughters Khloe & Adalyn.
Son in legislation, Dwayne, Austin and Leroy. Goddaughter Natalya. Jerry Velarde, Nelson Sanchez, Chris Valdez, Lorenzo ‘Lj’ Sanchez and Lingui Melendez.
The family of George C. Valdez Jr. has entrusted their care of their liked a single to DeVargas Loved ones Funeral Dwelling & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 www.devargasfuneral.com