Benancio “Benny” Vallejo is now at peace and in his heavenly home. Benny passed away due to covid-19 complications in Lubbock, Texas on January 1, 2021.
Benny was born into the home of Eugene and Evangelina (Dominguez) Vallejo on September 15, 1957 in Casa Grandes, Arizona. Benny grew up in Portales, New Mexico and was part of a large family that included 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
Benny was an avid wrestling fan and loved Andre the Giant, he never missed a match on paper view. After retiring Benny was always on an adventure walking everywhere, he wanted throughout his days in Portales.
Benancio is preceded in death by his parents; Eugene and Evangelina Vallejos, brothers; James and Eugene Vallejos, and sister; Diane Vallejos.
Benancio is survived by sister; Norma L. Vallejos, brothers Marcos and Chris Vallejos, 2 children, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extened family.
Pallbearers: Joey Vallejo, Moises Viera III, Romon Ornelas, Jorge Vargas, Genaro Ayala, and Sergio Dominguez.
A graveside service at Portales Cemetery will be held on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 2:00pm with Jesse Ornelas officiating.
Due to Covid-19 all must wear a mask and social distance.
Services in loving care by Steed Todd Funeral Home
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