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Michael Lee "Mike" Alvis

1946 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Michael Lee "Mike" Alvis Obituary
Michael (Mike) Lee Alvis left this earth on October 16, 2018. He was born in Houston, TX on July 24, 1946. Mike lived in Texas until he was six, then the family moved to Eagle Creek Lodge near Alto, NM. At the age of 10, the family left the mountains and moved to Ruidoso, where he lived until his travels took him to Carson City, NV, Robeline, LA, Denver, CO and finally to Alamogordo, NM.
He worked odd jobs all of his life, he loved taking machines apart and putting them back together.
Mike had a gentle soul, a wicked sense of humor, a gigantic love for his family and friends and a compassion for animals.
He was preceded in death by his parents Garland B. and Joan E. Alvis, his sister Colleen Francis, his brother Duane A. and his nephew Jeremy Chad Washam.
He is survived by his sisters Sharon L. Beaty (Alan) of Glenwood, NM, Kathleen A. Spears (Jerry) of Johnson City, Texas. His nephews Michael S Washam (Charla) of Las Cruces, NM, John A. Cooper (Deidra) of Orange Grove, CA, Jared Spears of Austin, TX, Travis Beaty (Brooke) of Roswell, NM and his niece Rachel Brianna Broughton (Sean) of Fredricksburg, TX. His great-nephews Tristen, Aedan, Dalton, Dyllan, Coen and great nieces Amber, Analiesa, Alexandria, Maarti and Astrid. His aunts Carroll Bombek (Marvin) of Robeline, LA and Beverly Hicks of Northglenn, CO.
Also surviving are his dear friends, Cecilia Sauceda, Robby Montoya, Karen Huffmon and Delores Drury.
He will be laid to rest with his mother, brother and sister at the Angus Cemetery on November 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM, the family will be officiating. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the Huffmon residence, 46 Moore Ave., in Alamogordo, NM at 4:00PM the same date.

The Alvis family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the arrangements.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News on Nov. 8, 2018
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