Jimmy L. Castillo
Daniels Family Funeral Services, Sara Chapel
4310 Sara Road SE
Rio Rancho, NM
Jimmy L. Castillo


Jimmy Castillo born Oct. 5, 1948 a resident of Albuquerque went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on July 6, 2021. With his wife, his two sons and daughter-in-law at his bedside.

Jimmy served his country proud as an Army veteran during the Vietnam Era. Upon returning from the service he met the love of his life, Polly. Recently celebrating their 48th wedding anniversary and together 51 years. Jimmy worked at Alameda Mortuary (today known as Daniels) for twenty years. He loved the sport of Boxing, especially coaching his sons. Jimmy coached at the Golden Gloves Gym, Castillo Boxing Club and Albuquerque Parks and Recreation. Along with his wife, he was in the Music Ministry since 1974, after giving his heart to Jesus Christ. After attending Bible College, Jimmy earned his 'Doctor of Music Ministries' and 'Doctor of Divinity'. Besides God, his wife, sons, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were the center of his life.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Salomon Sr. and Louisa Castillo; brothers, Salomon Jr. and wife, Gloria, David and Sammy Castillo; in-laws, Dimas and Tena Tabora, Grandma Petra Tafoya; Anna Mendez and Rod Collins.

Jimmy is survived by his wife, Polly; sons, Lawrence and wife, Rosa Castillo, Jerome Castillo, Paul and wife, Lou Ann Castillo; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren, two sisters, Polly Laws and husband, Jim; and Angie Montoya. He is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws, friends and those that called him "Grandpa".

A special thank you to New Mexico Hospice, his nurse, Amanda, Simplicity Home Care, and Delilah, his nurse aide for their kindness love and care.

A visitation will take place on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 6:00-7:00pm with an evening service to follow at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. A final viewing will take place on Thursday, July 15, 2021 from 10:00 â€" 11:00 am with a funeral service to follow at Strong-Thorne Mortuary. An Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Park. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com

Published by Albuquerque Journal on Jul. 13, 2021.
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Daniels Family Funeral Services - Strong-Thorne
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Daniels Family Funeral Services - Strong-Thorne
1100 Coal Av SE, Albuquerque, NM
Fairview Memorial Park
700 Yale Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM
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As a Vietnam veteran I salute Jimmy for is service. I will keep him in my prayers and his family. God Bless, Ernest Leyba
Ernest Leyba
September 5, 2021
My condolances to you and your family. Uncle Jimmy was a one of a kind uncle. My kids loved spending time with him. He was an amazing man blessed by God. Dance with the angels Uncle Jimmy. Always in our hearts.
Sharon Gonzales
July 13, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Thank you for being a good father-in-law to me. I love you and will miss you "CASTILLO"
Rosa Castillo
July 13, 2021
May God always bless you Uncle Jimmy from your favorite nephew even though he's told everybody they were HIS favorite you will deeply be missed you always brought a smile to everyone's face please tell Mom and Dad I said hi love all you guys going to miss you all hope to see you guys soon
Leonard Castillo
July 13, 2021
I am sadden by this news. My deepest condolences!!
July 13, 2021
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