Manuel Jose Cordova, 39, a resident of Llano Quemado, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday October 4th, 2018. Manuel is preceded in death by his uncles Joe Cordova and Richard Anderson, aunts Veronica Cordova, and Carrie Cordova Johnson; friends Johnathan “Fergie” Bourg and Jason Anderson. Manuel is survived by his wife Reyna Cordova, children Alexis Rael Cordova, Manuel Cordova, Aubrey Cordova and Nathaniel Sanchez; parents Manuel Cordova and Natalie Anderson; brother Ronald Cordova; sisters Jessica Cordova; Dominic and brother Joseph Cordova; grandmothers, Rose Anderson and Elisa Quintana; nieces and nephews, Diego, Aliya, and Ronnie Cordova; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the San Francisco de Assisi Catholic Church in Ranchos de Taos with a rosary to be recited at 10:00 a.m. and the Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at the Placitas Cemetery. The family of Manual Jose Cordova has entrusted the care of their loved one to the caring staff of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley.