Johnny M Valdez Jr

November 19, 2018

JOHNNY VALDEZ, 41, a resident of El Rancho, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 19, 2018.  Johnny was preceded in death by his grandparents, Edumenio and Delfinia Salazar, paternal grandfather, Sofonias Valdez; uncle, Leroy Salazar, aunt, Shelia Valdez. Johnny was always willing to lend a hand and help people who were in need, he always put others first.  He loved making people laugh and always had a smile on his face. He loved being outdoors and especially loved watching football. With his favorite team being the Denver Broncos. He is survived by his children, JoeRey Manzanares, Heaven, Santiago, and Donavan Valdez; parents, Danny and Diolinda Roybal, father, Johnny M. Valdez; siblings, Jerome David Valdez (Devyn), RayLynn Aguino (Dominic), Deseray Gallegos (Sasha); grandmother, Theresa Valdez; nieces and nephews, Jandice Valdez, Hannah Aguino, Dominic Aguino and Kaylee Martinez; uncles, Louie Valdez, Joseph Valdez, Randy Valdez, aunts, Theresa Salazar; mothers of his children, Rubina Manzanares, Monique Sepluveda, and Eva Valerio; special cousins, Patricia, Dale, Leroy and April, along with other numerous relatives and friends. A rosary will be recited on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Pojoaque, followed with a Memorial mass at 10:00 a.m with burial to follow at the Catholic Cemetery in El Rancho.  The family of Johnny Valdez has entrusted the care of their loved one to the caring staff of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 –

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