It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved brother and father, Celso William Valencia, 39, of Las Cruces on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Celso was born on Nov. 20, 1972 in Las Cruces to Samuel R. Valencia Sr. and Mary D. Clark Valencia. Thos left to mourn his passing are his two sons Angel Celso Valencia and Gabriel Anthony Valencia, two nephews Jesus Manuel Mata Jr. and Jose Luis Herrera Jr., two Sisters Victoria Mata and Veronica Valencia all of Las Cruces, and one brother Samuel R. Valencia Jr. of Bayard, N.M., many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Celso was preceded in death by bother parents. Celso loved being with his sons and family, friends and his extended family of Cruces Most Wanted Car Club. Celso is now cruising the roads of Heaven with Our Lord Savior. A memorial mass will be held on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at 1 p.m. at St. Genevieve's Catholic Church. Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home and Getz Family Crematory 1410 E. Bowman Ave Las Cruces, NM 88001. To sign the online guest book visit www.GetzCares.com.