Prayer service for Richard "Dickie" Vega Jr., 48, of Las Cruces and formerly of Carrizozo was held Tuesday, April 23, at 10:00 AM with a funeral mass that followed at 10:30 AM at Santa Rita's Catholic Church. Burial followed at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Cemetery in Carrizozo.
Mr. Vega passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 in Las Cruces. He was born December 7, 1964 in Ruidoso and lived in Carrizozo until 1982 when he moved to Las Cruces to attend NMSU. He was a certified auto mechanic.
He is survived by his wife, Debbie Herrera; mother, Flora Vega of Carrizozo; brother, Kenneth Vega and his wife Theresa of Carrizozo; two sisters, Debra Vega-Cowan and her husband, Doug of Grenville, NM and Jaylen Fredericks and her husband P.J. of Albuquerque.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lagroneruidoso.com.