Gabriel J Montoya
1974 - 2021
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Gabriel J. Montoya, 47, passed away April 23, 2021, at his home in Clovis, New Mexico. No visitation will be held, cremation has taken place. A rosary will be held Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 10:30AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clovis, New Mexico. Service will immediately follow Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 11:00AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Clovis, New Mexico. Father Michael Niemczak will be officiating. His children will serve as pallbearers. Carl Jackson, and BNSF Mechanical crew will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Gabriel was born April 20, 1974, to Filimon Montoya and Dolores Garcia in Portales, New Mexico. He married Maryann Chavez on August 21, 2008, in Clovis, NM. Gabriel loved spending time with his family, golfing, swimming, dancing, and listening to music. Gabriel also loved his job at the Railroad.
Gabriel is survived by his wife; Maryann Montoya of the home, 6 children: Masen Montoya, Mauricio Montoya, Gabriella Montoya, Jacelyn (Heber) Rivera, Alyssa (Abraham) Ellison, and Jayden (Moses) Bibbs, parents: Filimon and Dolores Montoya of Clovis, New Mexico, twin brother; Abel Joseph Montoya, father in-law; Jimmy Chavez of Clovis, New Mexico, 6 grandchildren: Nathaniel, Zaevion, Nayely, Karson, Selah'Marie, and a baby on the way, numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by: Brother; Michael Montoya, Mother in-law; Gloria Chavez, his grandparents, several uncles, aunts and cousins.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home, (575)762-4435,

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Published in Eastern New Mexico News from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2021.
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May 3, 2021
I am so sorry.. Gabe was a true friend, I remember cruising in his black truck and fun times we had. Rest in Paradise my brother. My truest sympathies to his family.
Nathan Freeman
April 29, 2021
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Nate Montano
April 29, 2021
Filimon, Dolores and Montoya family, i am so sorry for your loss. May God’s angels wrap their Wings around all of you during this very sad time....
April 28, 2021
May you rest in peace Gabriel. Lots of great memories of you and the Cameo crew growing up together. My condolences to the entire family God Bless.
Tony Marin
April 28, 2021
Gave has been a good friend from the day that I met him in 7th grade. We just so happened to find work at the same place of business so we had multiple encounters. I pray your family stays strong and we will all miss you. Go with God. Love you old friend
Roy Debow
April 27, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person and friend. I will hold the memories of Gabe close. He was a great person and will be missed. I send the family my deepest condolences during this difficult time. Rest In Peace bro. ❤
Shawn Chavez
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