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BILLY GALLEGOS Loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend unexpectedly passed on November 17, 2013. Born November 9, 1948 in Espanola New Mexico, and raised in Vallecitos, New Mexico he is survived by Elizabeth Gallegos, wife of 30 years, sons Christian, Steven, Jason, daughter Myra, five grandchildren, a great grandchild; sisters Mary Francis (Carlos), Lorraine (Sam), Charlene (Gary), Sally (Skip), brothers Walter (Yvonne), Benny (Linda), Mike (Amanda), mother in-law Mary Trujillo, sisters in-law Patty, Marcella, brothers in-law George, Roland (Cora), Charles (Thresa), Reuben (Adaela), Mike and many loving nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Crestino and Manuelita Gallegos, brothers Eli Gallegos, and Joe Max Gallegos, father in-law Percy Trujillo, and nieces Sylvia Gallegos, and Joyce Santistevan. Proud Teamster, retired truck driver, Billy was an inspiring hard working provider. Raised on the ranch, he was a true outdoorsman that loved gardening, fishing, and watching things grow. Creative and inquisitive, he played guitar, was an avid painter, antique collector, and enjoyed cooking, reading, and following current events. Mostly he enjoyed visiting and talking with family and friends. Kindhearted, generous, fun spirited, humorous, full of life, and an animal lover, he loved to laugh and was always quick with a joke and a smile. Mostly Billy loved the lord and is now in paradise. Services will be held on November 26th, 10 AM, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 417 Agua Fria St., Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. There will be a reception to follow at the church.
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900