La Jara resident Paul “Bobby” Gallegos, 74, passed away March 13, 2019, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs with his loving family by his side.
Bobby was born October 19, 1944 in Alamosa, Colorado, the son of Paul Ernest
Gallegos and Nellie Marquez Gallegos. He proudly served his country in the Viet Nam war. Bobby enjoyed race cars, collecting cars giving things away, fishing, he loved his 2016 peterbilt his Corvette, and especially spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Pearl Gallegos, La Jara, CO. Children , Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, Robert & Mary Gallegos of Santa Fe, NM. Robert Gallegos Jr., Shirell Gallegos (Faith Erdman), Alyssa (Jon) Branch, Lyla Branch, Max Branch, Miranda Gallegos, Calista Gallegos. Andrew & Andrea Gallegos of Santa Fe, NM, Wailea Gallegos, Malani Gallegos, Cruz Gallegos. Tammy Garcia of Alamosa, CO, Aaron Marquez (Janet Spoerl) of La Jara, CO Wendi (Justin) Harrison of Alamosa, CO, Brooklynn Cordova and Noah Cordova. Julian (Tom) & Vicki Garcia of Denton, TX, Julian (Thomas) Garcia III of Denver, CO Jessica Garcia Of Columbus, OH, Roberta & Carl Medina of Ft Worth, TX, Rachael Medina & Rebekah Medina both of Fort Worth, TX. Brothers: Andrew Gallegos of Manassa, CO, Luis (Mary Ann) Gallegos of La Jara, CO, Sisters Cecilia Ortiz of Manassa, CO, Avelena (Eddie) Cisneros of Denver, CO, Katherine Lopez of Denver, CO, Roberta (James) Chavez of La Jara, CO, Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Melissa Ann Gallegos, his parents Paul and Nellie Gallegos, His paternal grandparents Delfino and Deliria Gallegos, his maternal grandparents Daniel and Beatrice Marquez, his brothers Lloyd and Richard (Dickie) Gallegos and his sister-in-law Rebecca Gallegos.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019, at 7:30 PM at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Jara.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on April 13, 2019, at 11:00 AM also at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in La Jara. Inurnment to follow at a later date.
Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Home.