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, www.muffleyfuneralhome.com