Ricardo Valdez Sr.
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Obituary for Ricardo Valdez Sr.

Ricardo  Valdez Sr.
Ricardo B. Valdez Sr., 59, of Rowe was born to Manuel Valdez and Natividad Sandoval and passed away on July 16, 2011. He was an Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War and Post Desert Storm in the Army National Guard. Ricardo attended Santa Fe Community College and LVTI. He worked for many years for the Pecos Independent School District. He is preceded in death by parents Telesfor and Rosalia Sandoval, brother Benedicto Sandoval, six brothers and three sisters and Grandparents Carlos and Anita Valdez. He is survived by his wife Rose Valdez, children Richie Valdez, Carlos Valdez (Francine), Sonia Gomez (Joseph), Marisol Valdez, Bernabel Valdez (Tatiana Gonzalez), Ruperto Valdez (Monique), and Elliott Valdez. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren, brothers Delfinio Sandoval (Donna), Greg Sandoval, Percy Sandoval (Glenda) and James Garcia.

A Rosary was recited on July 19, 2011. The Funeral Mass was celebrated on July 20, 2011. Both services were held at St. Anthony’s Church in Pecos. Burial followed with military honors at St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Pecos. The Valdez family has entrusted their loved one to:

The Rivera Family of Santa Fe Funeral Options
417 East Rodeo Road ~ Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 989-7032

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