Gomez, Abundio

Abundio Gomez
Have been held.

Mr. Abundio Gomez, 75, of Portales, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at his home.

He was born on June 6, 1930, in Presidio County, Texas, to Inocenta and Francisco Gomez.

He lived most of his life in the Presidio area. For many years he worked as a heavy equipment operator for Presidio County. About 4 years ago he moved to Portales to live with his son. He was a member of the Apostolic Assembly Church in Clovis.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Manuela Pena.

Survivors include his wife, Maria of Odessa, Texas; two sons, Miguel Gomez (and wife, Viviana) of Portales and Ricardo Sotelo (Melissa) of Odessa; six grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Fernando Gomez of Chihuahua, Mexico.

The Rev. Allen Urioste will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Portales Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Ricardo Sotelo and Miguel Jr., Joel, Israel, Cornelio and Fernando Gomez.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.