Alfonso B. "Poncho" Molinar
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Alfonso B. "Poncho" Molinar, 86, of Molinar Road, Carlsbad, N.M., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010, at Lakeview Christian Home. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today (Sept. 24) at Denton-Wood Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home with Chaplain Michael Lee officiating. Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Alfonso Burgess Molinar was born Sept. 10, 1924, in Terlingua, Texas, to Paz and Maria (Burgess) Molinar. He attended a one room school house in Texas. Alfonso went to work at the age of 16. He married Teresa Villanueva on Dec. 7, 1945, in Ft. Davis, Texas. Alfonso was a cement finisher and heavy equipment operator. He worked for Eddy County many years, where he retired in 1983. Alfonso enjoyed his hunting and camping trips. He also enjoyed cooking turkey and dressing and chile rellenos. Alfonso loved his horses, but he especially loved spending time with his family, particularly his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Teresa Molinar; son, Adan Molinar; and grandson, Alan Molinar.
Survivors are six children: Antonio Molinar and wife, Delma of Alpine, Texas, Rita Ramirez and husband, David of El Paso, Texas, Alfonso Molinar Jr. and wife, Connie of Carlsbad, N.M., Eva Hinijos and husband, Aldofo of Carlsbad, N.M., Emma Irizarry and husband, Ruben of Carlsbad, N.M., and Alva Yochum of Carlsbad, N.M.; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and sister, Ernestina Hernandez and husband, Jesus of Devine, Texas.
Pallbearers will be John Vasquez, Debbie Walker, Jimmy Vasquez, Bernie Morales, Travis Yochum and Jonathan Uranga. Honorary pallbearers are his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Condolences may be expressed at

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Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on Sep. 24, 2010.
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September 25, 2010
Bernie Jr., and Eva as well as your entire family, our thoughts and prayers go out to you. We are so sorry for your loss.
David & Rissa and Family Armendariz
September 25, 2010
Alfonso, Connie and family and the entire Molinar Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. My condolences of the lost of your father, grandfather. May the memories you have bring you comfort.
Linda Montaño Duran
September 25, 2010
To the Molinar family, Bernie Jr. and Eva. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Grandfather and Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Donald Armendariz (Phoenix, AZ)
September 24, 2010
Alva & Travis May God Bless and Comfort you through this time, I am Really Sorry for your Loss, and You and your family are in my prayers.
Monica Rodriguez
September 24, 2010
Our deepest sympathy, our prayers are with you all. Sorry we are not gonna be there. God Bless all of you all.
Uncle Joe & Armida Villanueva, (Odessa, TX)
September 24, 2010
To Molinar family,Eva and Bernie Jr. Sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Marito Armendariz y familia
Mario Armendariz
September 24, 2010
Alfonso and Connie and all of the Molinar family members. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very sad time. It is very hard losing someone you love but God gives us the strength to carry on. Take comfort in knowing that he is now resting peacefully with Our Lord.
LeRoy & Flora Montano
September 24, 2010
So sorry for the loss of you father,, he was a good man. Chano and Tina Urquidez
September 24, 2010
Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. No words can take away your pain, but hopefully you can take comfort in knowing that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
Richard & Joann Marshall
September 24, 2010
Eva, Bernie Jr. & Molinar Family. So sorry about your Dad/Grandpa. We're sorry not to be there. Our deepest sympathy. God Bless you.

Armendariz Family
Mario & Bessie Armendariz
September 24, 2010
Alfonso (Jr), so sorry to hear this news on your Dad. Thank you for sharing bits of light on this good man.

Blessings and Peace,
Sheila McCloskey Jensen
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