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Clay Gartin

OBITUARY: Clay Flint Gartin

Clay Flint Gartin age 53, a resident of Jaroso, Colo., and Cerro, N.M., passed away unexpectedly on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2022.


He was preceded in death by his father James Gartin; siblings Audie Lorne Gartin and Tillman Gartin; and grandparents Red and Lavina Robinson and William and Jesse Gartin.


Clay was very independent since the time he was born. He loved life so much, was a good man and loved the Lord. Clay enjoyed spending time outdoors, was a motorcycle lover and was an amazing heavy equipment operator. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Clay and his mother Barbra enjoyed and loved to care for rescue animals.


He is survived by his mother Barbra Jean Gartin; siblings Melody Williams (David), Wayne Gartin, Michelle Gartin, Linda Hernandez, and Chane Gartin (Tammy); special aunt Alice Daniels, and many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, relatives, and friends.


Burial took place in Jaroso, Colo. on Friday Jan. 13, 2023 at 1 pm.The family of Clay Flint Gartin entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.

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