Anthony Scott Otero, 46, a resident of Alamogordo, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at his home. Anthony (Tony) was born Feb. 1, 1965, in Tularosa. He graduated from Alamogordo High School in 1983 and served in the U.S. Army from 1983 to 1987. Tony worked for many years in the security industry, and was recently employed as a transport driver. Tony was an outgoing and fun loving person who never met a stranger. He did not hesitate to stand up for what he believed in, no matter the circumstance. Tony will be deeply missed by his family and his many friends.
Survivors include three sons, Anthony Jr., of Alamogordo, Aaron and his wife, Leah, of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, and Steven, of Alamogordo; two granddaughters, Ariel and Sophia; three brothers, Manuel Otero and his wife, Tina, of Alamogordo, John Otero, of Las Cruces, and Lonnie Richison and his wife, Linda, of San Antonio, Texas; two sisters, Brenda Otero and her companion, George Santa Cruz, of Alamogordo, and Karan Johnson and her husband, Dale, of Atlanta; and his former wife, Sonia Otero, of Albuquerque.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio A. and Edna M. Otero.
A memorial service will be conducted Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 10 a.m. in the Alamogordo Funeral Home with Pastor James Forney officiating.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from May 18 to June 18, 2011