Larry Luke Manzanares (43), a resident of Espanola passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 23, 2021, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Luke was a loving father, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend. He was an amazing man, a hard worker and a jack of all trades
He was preceded in death by his father Ventura Manzanares, brother Dominic Manzanares, and great grandparents J.L. and Comora Robinson.
He is survived by his companion, Melinda Madrid; his mother, Comora Naranjo; siblings; Tovah Martinez, Moraya Gutierrez, Nicolas Naranjo; brother-in-law’s, Billy Merrifield and Jeremy Gutierrez; nephews and nieces, Joshua and Isaiah Martinez and Noa and Jonah Gutierrez; grandparents Fidel and Alice Naranjo; his children, Santiago, Luke Jr., and Dani; and many uncles and aunts, Marlene (Adrian) Trujillo, Michelle (Michael) Martinez, and Fidel Naranjo, Solomon (Diana) Manzanares, Dolores (Jim) Balkey, Fermin (Jenny) Manzanares, Barbara and Eusebio Manzanares. He is also survived by many other family members and friends.
Memorial will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Valley Bible Baptist church in Arroyo Seco. The family of Larry Luke has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 www.devargasfuneral.com