Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos
Services: Have been held.
Ricardo “Ricky” Gallegos, 48, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at his home.
He was born on Dec. 6, 1955, in Portales, to Sadie and Albino Gallegos.
He attended Portales Public Schools and had worked for many years in Construction and Landscaping. Family members said he enjoyed being outdoors, playing the guitar and gathering with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father; and a sister who died at birth.
Survivors include his mother of Portales; two brothers, Manuel Gallegos (and wife, Debbie) of Portales and Jose “Boy” Gallegos of Albuquerque; four sisters, Linda Sanchez, Loretta Ortega and Stella Gallegos, all of Portales and Cindy Gallegos of Albuquerque; five nieces; nine nephews; and 14 great-nieces and nephews.
Father Tobin Hitt will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Portales Cemetery.
A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales.
Pallbearers will be Manuel, Manuel Jr. and Fabian Gallegos, Juan and Leo Ortega and Claude Jaramillo.
Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.