Johnnie Lopez

ROMEO — Romeo resident Johnnie Lopez went to be with the Lord on November 5, 2019. Johnnie was born on September 12, 1948 in Alamosa, the son of John Lopez and Rose Velasquez-Lopez. He was enlisted and served in the United States Navy.

He was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather and friend who enjoyed fishing, woodworking, going to the casinos, playing slot machines, yard work and using his riding lawnmower.

Johnnie is survived by his wife Arlene Lopez of Romeo, CO; sons Don (Lorraine) Lopez, Johnnie Lopez Jr. both of Romeo, CO; Joseph (Liz Martinez) Lopez of Alamosa, CO; grand children Nicholas Lopez, Jasmine Martinez-Lopez, Isaiah (Brianne)Lopez, Don Lopez, Jr. (DJ), Michael (Brittany)Lopez; great grand children Aniylecia Lopez, Avianna Lopez, Amelia Lopez; sister Carmen (Kenny) Mora of Alamosa, CO; brothers Arthur (Joleen) Lopez of Estrella, CO; Lee (Virginia) Lopez of Monte Vista, CO.

Johnnie was preceded in death by his parents John Lopez and Rose Velasquez.

A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Jara on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 7 p.m.  A Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 11:00 am.

Cremation was chosen and inurnment will be held at a later date.  To leave online condolences please visit The arrangements have been placed in care of Romero Funeral Home.