Elias “Lee” Phillip Lopez, 52, of Clovis, NM has entered into the gates of Heaven on February 20, 2018 in Lubbock, TX. He was born to Lorenzo and Ramona Garcia Lopez on October 25, 1965 in Clovis, NM.
Lee married the love of his life, Debbie Chapman Lopez, and together had a loving family. He was a hardworking man. He worked as a car detailer for 30 plus years and a Detail Manager at Hamilton Big Country Ford for 20 years. Detailing cars was something he loved to do. Lee owned a family business called Lopez and Sons Bouncers. He loved keeping himself busy, but always made time for his family. Lee enjoyed playing with his grandchildren. His hobbies were going on motorcycle rides and going on late night cruises around town. He would always stop at Sonic for his favorite drink. Lee loved working at home on his vehicles and house with his kids. He was a strong, caring, most outgoing man.
He is survived by: his sons, Elias Lopez, Jr., and Arthuro Lopez; daughters, Maryann Lopez (Philipp), Monica Lopez (Jason), Eva Lopez (Adam) and Kimberly Lopez (Andy); grandchildren, Phillip Lopez, Jaslynn Lopez, Jesus Lopez, Emilio Lopez, Israel Lopez, Jasiah Guster-Lopez, Janessa Guster-Lopez, Isaiah Lopez, and Jaremyiah Guster-Lopez; brothers, Perfelio (Estella) Lopez, Ricky Lopez, Toby (Annie) Lopez, Magine Lopez, Johnny (Annette) Lopez, Lorenzo Jr (Lydia) Lopez, Gilbert (Mildred) Lopez, Seferino (Beth) Lopez; sisters, Rosie Porter, Betty (Pip) Caballero; sister-in-laws, Mary Lou Lopez, and Angela Mondragon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding his death are his parents, Lorenzo and Ramona Lopez; brothers, Luciano Lopez and Arthuro Lopez; sister, Maryann Lopez; father-in-law, Juan E. Chavez; brother-in-law, Jimmy Porter; sister-in-law, Martha Lopez; and grandsons, Adam Jr and Evan.
A Rosary was recited on Friday, February 23, 2018, 6:00pm at Steed Todd Funeral Chapel with a closed casket. The family had a viewing at 309 Georgia St in Clovis,NM on Saturday and Sunday. Mass of Christian Burial was on Monday, February 26, 2018, 10:30am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church with Father Angelo Marquez, officiating. Burial followed immediately after at Mission of Garden Memories Cemetery. Pallbearers were Elias Lopez, Arthuro Lopez, Jason Guster, Adam Casillas, Philipp Perez, and Lee Reyna. Honorary bearers are his brothers, Toby, Johnny, Perfelio, Lorenzo Jr, Seferino, Magine, Ricky, and Gilbert Lopez.
Services are under the care of Steed Todd Funeral Home, 800 E Manana, Clovis NM, (575) 763-5541. You may sign the online guest registry at www.steedtodd.com.
Sending sincere condolences to the loving Family of Elias Phillip Lopez. May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of the joyful times you've shared. May you also find strength in the tender words of comfort found at 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 and Psalms 94:19.
We look forward to the time when God's Kingdom replaces funerals with happy reunions; a time when tears of joy will replace tears of sorrow and even death will be no more (Revelations 21:4).
Dee Rich, NM
Lee was a good friend and dedicated family man who would do anything for them or anyone. I spent a lot of time with him at work and at his home and he was always happy and cheerful I feel badly for Debbie and the family I know they are devastated. He is truly going to Ben missed I love him like a brother and I will miss him. Rest in peace. We will see eachother again
Sunny MontoyaClovis, NM
Debbie so sorry for you an your family’s loss Lee was a great guy an will be missed.
Ann MorrisonNewbern, TN
So sorry for your loss
A great man is gone to soon
Keeping you all in our prayers
Sam and Margaret EllistonClovis, NM
You will forever be loved and missed. 💙... you were an amazing man of God and uncle!
The herringtonsPortales, NM
Mr Lopez ..
You will be truly missed !! May you rest in peace ..
I'm so sorry for your lost
Truly a courageous, strong and honest man. I was blessed to have known him. Thank you Lee.
Debbie PattonClovis, NM
My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Sondra LopezAmarillo, TX
We are so sorry for your lost. Thoughts and prayers to Debra and family
Karen HamiltonClovis, NM