Juan Manuel Marquez, Sr., 67, of Clovis, NM, went to be with his Heavenly Father on June 7, 2019 in Albuquerque, NM.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 12th at Steed Todd Chapel , 800 E. Manana, Clovis, New Mexico 88101 from 1 PM to 7 PM and on Thursday, June 13th from 1 PM to 6 PM. Rosary will be held at 6 PM on Thursday, June 13th. Mass will be held on Friday, June 14th at Our Lady of Guadalupe at 10am. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens of Amarillo, TX.
Pallbearers will include, Cesar Alvarado, Alex Alvarado, Ruben Alvarado, Ruben Junior Marquez, Juan Carlos Aguirre, and Abdon Gonzalez. Honorary pallbearers will include Socorro Najera, Carlos Aguirre, and Valentine Cortez.
Juan was born in La Cienega Grande, Mexico to Juan Marquez and Socorro Regalado. He was raised in Mexico and lived in Clovis, NM for over 30 years. He was the hard-working owner of Marquez Trucking for 24 years and also managed various cotton gins in the Clovis area. Juan was retired and enjoyed fishing and camping, but loved spending time with his family most of all, especially his grandchildren.
Juan was preceded in death by his father, Juan Marquez; mother, Socorro Marquez; daughter, Gabriela Marquez; and two grandchildren, Seneca Marquez and Juan Daniel Campolla.
Left to cherish his memory include his three sons, Adalberto Marquez of Clovis, NM, Juan Marquez, Jr. and wife Jennifer of Albuquerque, NM, and Abelardo Marquez of Amarillo, TX; two daughters, Lucia Scott and husband William of Chapmansboro, TN, and Yadira Reyes of Clovis, NM; four sisters, Rita Gonzalez of Mexico, Viviana Marquez of Mexico, Edelmira “Mila” Alvarado of Clovis, NM, and Maria “Mari” Marquez of Clovis, NM; five brothers, Francisco “Poncho” Marquez of Mexico, Ruben Marquez of Clovis, NM, Victor Marquez of Mexico, Octavio Marquez of Mexico, and Socorro “Collo” Marquez of Mexico; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
To Juan's love ones. Please accept my sincere condolences. Even though, I know of no words, to rid you, of your pain during this most difficult time. May our prayers help strengthen us and our memories comfort us. At Isaiah 25:8; 26:19 we look forward, to seeing our love ones again as God, lovingly promises.
Alberta w, IL
We are so sorry for the loss of your father. We would like more than anything to be with you all at this time but as you all know your Tío Valentín is at UMC hospital and we do not know when we can leave yet. We love you all so much. Prayers going your way.
Valentín and Juanita CortezClovis, NM
Yadi, I am sad to learn your father has passed. Praying for comfort for you and your kiddos dear!
Shelly KokosenskiClovis, NM
Yadira, So sorry for the loss of your father, may he rest in peace. May you and family feel comfort in your time of need.
Maria AmaroClovis, NM