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David J. Vigil

1960 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
David J. Vigil Obituary

David J. Vigil "Aztec" aka "Uncle Shultz", passed away Friday November 13, 2015 in Alamogordo, N.M. He was born April 22, 1960 to Manuel Vigil & Gregoria Portillo in Tularosa, N.M.

David never knew a stranger, he was loved by many. He loved his family, daughters, grandkids, & friends. He always had a smile on his face, a big heart, & was always ready to lend a helping hand where needed. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, camping, & of course watching his favorite team, Pittsburgh Steelers! He will be greatly missed by all!

He is survived by three daughters, Crystal Vigil and husband Frank Juarez, Josephine "Weda" Horton, and April Horton. Ten grandkids, Jose, Santino, Ernest, Mia, Danny Jo, Veronica, Atalaya, Crystal, Desarae, and Ethan. His estranged wife Christine Vigil, one stepdaughter, Leticia, one stepson, Sammy all from Roswell, N.M. Three brothers and five sisters, Pat Deleon and husband Luis, Cathy Vigil, of Alamogordo, N.M., Mary Reynolds and husband Ernest of Roswell, N.M., Manny Vigil and wife Roberta of Dale City, Va., Phillip Vigil and wife Elena of Clovis, N.M., Johnny Vigil and wife Virginia, Barbara Duran, and Liz Vigil, all of Tularosa, N.M.

David was preceded in death by his parents Manuel & Gregoria Vigil, three nephews Eusebio "Chevy" Duran, Enrique "Jr." Pacheco, Jesse Vigil, & two nieces Kaleigh Deleon, & Adrianna Montoya.

Pallbearers are Bob Chavez, Richard Deleon, Alex Urquidez Jr., Ray Horton, Mark Ostic, Frankie Gonzalez, Bobby Salazar, & Helen Contreras.
Honorary Pallbearers, Jesse Vigil, Frank Reynolds, Dwayne Reynolds, Sammy Navarez, Jiggs (Peg Leg), as well as all of his nieces & nephews.

Viewing will be held on Friday November 20, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Rosary and funeral services will be held on Saturday November 21, 2015 at the St. Francis De Paula Church in Tularosa beginning at 9:30 a.m. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., with Chaplain (Capt.) Eric Szyda. Burial will follow at Three Rivers, N.M.

The Vigil family has entrusted the care of their loved one to Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the service.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Nov. 18 to Dec. 17, 2015
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