Victor Manuel Lopez, Sr, 81, passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in Hobbs, NM. He passed peacefully in his sleep at home with his wife and sister at his side. He was born in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico on July 14, 1937. He worked for the City of Hobbs Street Dept. for 20 years, until his retirement in 1999. He had been battling cancer for 6 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, laughing and telling jokes.
He is survived by his wife, of 60 years, Graciela Lopez, 8 sons, Victor Jr. (Cora) of Odessa, TX, Ignacio Rick of San Antonio, TX, Jose Raul of Chihuahua, Mx, Ramon (Terri) of San Antonio, Tx, Danny of Overland Park, KS, Eddie of Hobbs, Rene of St. Petersburg, FL, and Jorge (Cricket) of Hobbs. 21 Grandchildren and 23 Great Grandchildren, 1 sister, Maria Antonietta Madero (Coty) of Norco, CA, numerous nephews and nieces.
Pallbearers will be his 8 sons and burial will follow at Prairie Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, Hobbs.
He was a great, honorable, loving, caring man. He had a great influence on my life as did Graciela. They opened their home with Love and treated me like family. He will be missed by everyone here in this world, but heaven awaits and angel.
Michael “Mike” BarnettGoodyear, AZ
Lovely Chela and my lifelong brothers, Victor was highly esteemed and greatly loved by my family. We pray for peace and comfort to all.
Jim Sharp and Lori Perry families
Lori PerryHOBBS, NM
Los acompaño en el sentimiento de parte de la familia MARTÍNEZ un abrazo y paz por siempre
Rojelio MartinezTucson, AZ
Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday. Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear.
Phillip & Lisa PeñaOdessa, TX
To the Lopez family, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray for our Lord to wrap his arms around each of you to give you strength during this time and days ahead. Thinking and praying for each of you.
Tina LeeHobbs, NM
We are praying for all of you. Love you bunches.
Kathy & Joe PurvisHobbs, NM
Mrs. Lopez and to all the sons, Richard and I are very sorry for your loss we will continue to pray for you all. RIP Mr. Lopez
CHRISTY CANTU LOPEZCANYON LAKE, TX
My. Condolences to you Chela and the family I have so many good memories he was a very lively person and resting in peace he is.
Norma trevinoCibolo, TX
Your dad was an amazing man who raised wonderful men! He was funny and is at peace now. Sending you prayers of healing energy to your family. Love to you all!
Deneice KnottsNovato, CA
Danny, we are praying for you and your family. Love your friends. Stephen & Belinda Ross
Stephen & Belinda RossOvilla, TX