David L. Muñoz Sr., 73 of Santa Clara, NM passed away on November 17, 2021, at Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital in Plano TX.
A visitation will start at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Baca’s Funeral Chapels – Silver City. A Rosary and Funeral Liturgy will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Dr. Gilbert Arizaga to officiate. Burial at Fort Bayard National Cemetery will occur immediately following the service.
Pallbearers will be: James and Steven Magdaleno, Raelyn and David Munoz, Danny Joe Munoz, Nathan Munoz, Robert De La O. Honorary Pallbearers will be: James Salas, Randy Holguin, Jamie Rodriguez, Rey Placencio, Ray Chacon, Cynthia Apodaca, Amanda Holguin, Alex Sierra, Bernice Chacon, Robert De La O Sr; Emilio, Nick, Edward Rivera, Victor Nañez, and all his Compadres.
David was born in Silver City, N.M. to the late Claro Muñoz and Jennie Martinez. David was a military serviceman to which he served in the Navy proudly in El Centro California where he met his beautiful wife Rosalie of 51 years to which they made their home in Santa Clara (Central) bringing 5 beautiful children. David worked as an underground miner for many years, and worked construction for many years as well. David enjoyed spending time with his family whether it was out on picnics, camping, fishing, going to Oldie or Tejano concerts, or just being at home in his man cave. David enjoyed collecting oldie cars and Raider memorabilia. David enjoyed listening to music, playing his guitar, singing, and dancing. One of his favorite groups was Jimmy Gonzalez Y Grupo Mazz. David was a very stylish dressed man making sure that his clothes were always ironed and creased, shades and his derby hat and shiny shoes. David was a jokester, always telling jokes or making faces just to make us laugh in any way he can. One of his favorite past times was going to California to the beach more specifically Redondo Beach. Everybody admired his birthmark which is his white hair on the right side of his head. His favorite holiday was Christmas to which he would always decorate with so much pride and dedication.
David is survived by his wife Rosalie; kids Diane (Alex), David (Melissa), Danny, Derrick (Yvonne), Darlene (Robert); his grandkids James (Bianca, Jayden), Steven (Angelica), Raelyn (Robert), David, Isaac, Danny, Alexandra, Jazmine, Danny Joe, Danielle, Richelle, Alyssa, Josiah, Alexis, and Nathan; Great grandkids, Zyren, Zelena; Sisters; Terry Chacon & Stella Delatorre, Animals Max, Tazzy, Maui, and Joanna. His many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, compadres and God children.
David was preceded in death by his father Claro; mother Jennie; sister Yvonne Serrano; niece Debbie Carrion; father and Mother-in-law Manuel & Susie Holguin; brother-in-law Reynaldo Holguin; son in law Donald Magdaleno; aunt Nellie Rivera; compa Joe Apodaca; cousin Isaac Apodaca
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