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Diego R Godoy

June 30, 1939 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 82)


Diego R. Godoy

06/30/1939 – 11/09/2021  Diego R. Godoy longtime resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest with the Lord, peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family November 9, 2021.

The Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, November 15, 2021 at eleven-thirty in the morning at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Bayard.  Concluding services and burial will follow at one o'clock in the afternoon at Fort Bayard National Cemetery.  Officiating will be Father Martin Okonkwo.  Serving as pallbearers will be Eddie Ortiz, Bobby Loera, Anthony Cohn, Leo Arciero, Eddie Pedraza and John Heredia.  Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Godoy, Frankie Godoy, Alfred Ortiz, Adrian Jauregui, Carlos Terrazas Sr., Charles Jimenez and Andy Montoya.

Diego was born on June 30, 1939 to Saturnino and Lola Godoy.   He is survived by his wife Irene of 56 years, his son Samuel “Tony” Godoy, and his wife Stephanie; granddaughter, Lydia Brown; two great grandchildren, Timothy and Alexis.  Also surviving Diego are three sisters, one brother, several nieces and nephews.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Diego served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a SP4 Marksman (Rifle).  He was an avid hunter, loved spending time in the outdoors, at his cabin in the White Mountains doing woodworking and spending time with his family and cooking for them.






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Funeral Mass
November 15, 2021

11:30 AM
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church
340 Mayo St.
Bayard, NM 88023

Concluding Service
November 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Fort Bayard National Cemetery, New Mexico, Silver City

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