Jimmy Robert "Big Bird" Archibeque (1966 - 2014)

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Jimmy R. Archibeque, 48, a resident of Las Vegas, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Archibeque, Sr.; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Trujillo; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jose Archibeque.

Jimmy is survived by his sons, James Andrew, Jeremy, Kody, Dante, and Jerry Archibeque; mother, Mary Gurule; step-father, Ernie Gurule; uncle, Gillie; sisters, Nestora and husband, Pat Barela, and Ernestine and husband, Leonard Silva; brother, Joseph Gurule; nephews, Patrick Barela and Amber,and Diego Silva; niece, Angel Lueras and husband, Abel, and Vanessa Lucero; and great-nephews, Bubba and Omar Lueras.

Services will be held at Our Lady of Sorrows on Saturday beginning with a rosary at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Sapello. Honorary pallbearers will be Amado Gonzales, Amado Gonzales Sr., Roman Baca, Jose Dimas, Damian Yara, and Matthew Lamonda.

Arrangements are being handled by Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, 418 W. Reinken Ave., (505) 864-4448.
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Aug. 13, 2014