Las Cruces - GABRIEL CRUZ SANDOVAL, age 51 of Las Cruces was born March 30, 1969 in Albuquerque, NM to Olga and Lawrence Sandoval.
Our beloved Son, Father, Husband, Brother, Uncle, Godfather, and Friend Gabe Sandoval peacefully passed from this life on December 28, 2020. Gabe was known for his love, generosity, kindness, big heart, strength, wisdom, and willingness to help others. Gabe had a strong faith in the lord and showed his generosity through his relationships to everyone who crossed his path. Gabe was one of the most selfless human beings, always wanting to make others happy. He gave his heart and life for others, asking nothing in return. Gabe enjoyed the simple things in life such as spending time with his family and making everyone around him laugh with his silly jokes. Gabe was an angel, hero, and role model for many. He always had words of encouragement and gave his time to people in need. He was a family oriented man, always wanting to make his family feel loved and protected. Gabe graduated from NMSU and started his business, G. Sandoval Construction, over twenty-five years ago. He loved God, his family, business, and employees with all his heart, and was a very loving son, husband, father, brother, nino, uncle, boss, and friend. Gabe is survived by his wife Minerva Sandoval, two children, son Nicholas Sandoval, and daughter Gabriela Sandoval, whom live in Las Cruces. He also leaves behind two sisters Veronica Siamu, husband Jack Siamu, Yvette Sandoval, and brother Isriel Sandoval, wife Meredith Sandoval.
Nieces and Nephews Oriana Siamua, Noa Siamu, Ezekiel Ellison, Lyric Ellison, Zachary Melendrez, Luke Melendrez, Ashlee Placencio, Nicole Alvarado, Melissa Placencio, and Guillermo Placencio.
He was preceded in death by his Godson and nephew Samuel Joseph Sandoval.
He will be greatly missed but will live in our hearts forever.
Calling hours will begin at Las Cruces First Assembly of God, 5605 Bataan Memorial W. Las Cruces, NM. January 7, 2021.Viewing 10:00 am. Funeral Service 11:00 am. Burial immediately following Masonic Cemetery, 760 S. Compress Rd. Las Cruces, NM.
Funeral Service Capacity will be limited due to Covid-19 restrictions, so the church is also providing a Facebook livestream to people who are not able to come in person. Facebook link-Facebook.com/lascrucesfirst/videos
Service arrangements are entrusted to the care of Baca's Funeral Chapel of Las Cruces and Sunset Crematory, 575-527-2222. Your exclusive provider for "Veterans and Family Memorial Care." For online condolences logon to www.bacasfuneralchapelslascruces.com