Roy Gomez, age 76, a resident of Cerro, passed away peacefully on September 24. He was preceded in death by his parents Fred and Elvira Gomez; siblings Pearl Vigil, Martha Mascarenas, Fred Gomez, Jr., Joe Gomez, Louis Gomez, Johnny Gomez, Sam Gomez, and many nieces and nephews.
Roy was a hard-working farmer and rancher. Family and friends viewed him as a loving, gentle bear. He is now one of God’s angels. He is survived by his niece and caregiver Gloria Vigil (Anthony) and nieces Veronica Valdez (Andrew), Pauline Herrera (Amos), plus many more loving relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, October 9, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Cerro, with burial following, at the Cerro Cemetery. A meal honoring Roy was held at the Questa VFW. The family of Roy Gomez has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.