ALAMOSA — Alamosa resident Carmel John Velasquez, 70, went to his eternal rest on March 16, 2020. Carmel was born on January 17, 1950 in Alamosa, CO, the son of Albert Velasquez and Antonio Sena-Velasquez. He was a kind, compassionate and loving person who enjoyed spending time with his family. Carmel will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his children Kelly (Valerie) Velasquez, Lakewood, CO; Kimberly (Michelle) Valdez, Monte Vista, CO; Carmelita (Petro Valdez) Velasquez, Denver, CO; and Andy Dyer, Oregon; Lucas (Lynnae) Velasquez of Berea, KY; grandchildren David Warren, Kevin Warren, Jordin Cisneros, Francisco Valdez, Andrew Velasquez, Brandon Velasquez, Kristina Velasquez, Pedro Valdez; great grandchildren Madelyn Warren, Eli Warren, Brenna Velasquez, Darren Velasquez, Kaylee Velasquez, sister Mary Velasquez, Montrose, CO; brothers Raymond Velasquez and Jack Velasquez, both of Monte Vista, CO. He is also survvied by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Felix, Joe Velasquez, Lucas and Sam Velasquez, sister Norma Velasquez.
Cremation was chosen and a Private family Service will be held at a later date.
The care of arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa. To leave online condolences, please visit romerofuneralhomes.com.