|Birth: ||May 15, 1950|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2005|
CRYSTAL — Funeral services for Toledo Ross Begay, 55, was at 10 a.m. today, Dec. 27 at the LDS Church. Interment was in Crystal.
Begay died Dec. 23 in Gallup. He was born May 15, 1950 in Fort Defiance into the Near the Water People Clan for the Water Edge People Clan.
Begay was raised as a sheepherder and rancher. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and toured Vietnam between 1970 and 1972. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves between 1972 and 1976.
Survivors include his sons Austin Carl Begay and Ryan Ross Begay, both of Phoenix; daughters, Tashina Jasmin Begay of Crystal; brothers Franklin Begay, Christopher Begay, John Ross Begay, Ross Begay Jr., Robert M. Begay, Michael S. Begay, all of Crystal, Richard M. Begay of Palm Springs, Calif. and Daryl Begay; and sisters, Theresa Kedelty, SharLynne Louis, Betty Roanhorse, Patricia Begay, Sharon Ann Holyan, and Rose Mari Moore.
Begay was preceded in death by his mother, Rachel D. Begay Wilson; father, Ross Begay Sr.; sisters, Rebecca J. Begay, Regina J. Begay, and Deanna Ruth Begay.
Pallbearers will be Vernon Manuelito, Richard M. Begay, Ross Begay Jr., Ryan R. Begay, Austin C. Begay, and John Ross Begay.
The family received relatives and friends at Theresa Kedelty's residence in Crystal after the services.
Tse Bonito Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
San Juan County
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Dec 28, 2005
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