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It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father, son, brother and friend, Alex Michael"Gooch" De La O, 33, lifelong resident of Las Cruces on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at Mountain View Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. "Gooch" as he was fondly known to family and friends was born April 27, 1980. At the time of his death "Gooch" was employed as a laborer with Wooten Construction Company and was a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Those left to mourn his passing include, a daughter, Ajia Alessandra De La O; his father, Mike De La O and wife Peggy; his mother Rachel Blacklock and husband Brian; two brothers, Eloy Ray De La O and wife, Gabriella and Nick De La O; his maternal grandfather, Lorenzo Apodaca also of Las Cruces. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, paternal grandparents, two aunts, Rosie Apodaca Estrada and Christine Apodaca; two uncles, Sonny "Roque" Garcia and Edward Estrada. At Gooch's request cremation has taken place and a Prayer Vigil is scheduled at 7 PM Tuesday, December 17, 2013 in Our Lady of Purification Catholic Church, 5525 Cristo Rey in Doña Ana. Inurnment of cremains will be held at a later date. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapels of Las Cruces and Sunset Crematory 300 E. Boutz Road. 527-2222 For online condolences logon to
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Dec. 15, 2013
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