|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1939|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 2011|
John Boyd Atencio Sr., 71, of Chaco Canyon, passed from this life on Monday, March 7, 2011, in Farmington. He was born Oct. 30, 1939, in Chaco Canyon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Atencio Sr. and Baa W. Atencio; brother, Charlie Atencio Jr.; and a son, Victor Atencio.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Atencio, of Chaco Canyon; three sons, John Boyd Atencio Jr., and Christopher Atencio, both of Farmington, and Samuel Atencio of Bloomfield; seven daughters, Mary A. Killian and Josephine Nez, both of Farmington, Caroline Betoni, of Kimbeto, Rosie Atencio of Aztec, Loretta Bruyere of Flora Vista, Laverne A. Jaquez of Bloomfield and Staphnee George, of Morgan Lake; two sisters, Arlene Trujillo of Chaco Canyon and Nina Atencio of Nageezi; 32 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Brethren-In-Christ Mission Community Cemetery in Otis. Evangelist Calvin Haines will officiate.
Interment will follow at the Brethren-In-Christ Mission Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Johnny Killian, Carlos Nez, Tom George Jr., Harry Shorty Jr., Emerson Atencio and Jimmy Padilla, assisted by John Boyd Atencio Jr., Christopher Atencio, Samuel Atencio, all the grandsons and granddaughters and Jason at Cedar Ridge Inn.
Arrangements are with Desert View Funeral Home of Shiprock, North U.S. Hwy. 491, (505) 368-4607.
Published in Farmington Daily Times on March 11, 2011
Brethren in Christ Mission Cemetery
San Juan County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66763539