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Felts, James Hart


James Hart Felts, age 59, a resident of Belen, NM, passed away at his home on Saturday, September 17, 2016. He was born on November 28, 1956, to Howard and Patty Felts of Belen. Jim was a devoted husband, father, brother and friend. He worked for the BNSF Railway, for over 41 years, and was looking forward to retirement later this year. Jim enjoyed life with his Family and Friends, spending time at Elephant Butte Lake or at the Casinos in Los Lunas. Jim is preceded in death by his mother, Patty Felts; and loving first wife of 27 years, Lorrie Felts. Jim leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Karen Savela Felts of Belen; father, Howard L. Felts of T or C; sons, Jason, Todd, Jonathan of Los Lunas, and Nick of Belen; brother, Rick Felts (Gloria) of T or C; sisters, Vicki Rutan (Dave) of Tulsa, OK, and Janet Bredemeyer (Ronny) of Waco, TX; grandchildren, Ciera, Gavin and Seth; and nephew, Matt Felts(Kelly) of T or C. A memorial celebration service will be held at Romero Funeral Home Chapel, Friday, September 23, 2016, in Belen, NM. A Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m., with a Celebration of Life to begin at 5:30 p.m. A graveside service will be held at the Vista Memory Gardens Cemetery, on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., in Truth or Consequences, NM. Everyone who remembers him is asked to celebrate Jim's life in their own way, either raising a glass of their favorite drink or a honk of the train horn in his memory would be quite appropriate. Please sign Jim's online tribute at romerofuneralhomenm.com Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St. Belen, NM.
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Sept. 20, 2016
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