|Birth: ||May 27, 1926|
|Death: ||Aug. 8, 2011|
Graveside services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at Woodbine Cemetery for Roberto C. Aguilar, Sr. of Artesia, New Mexico.
Mr. Aguilar, 85, died Monday, August 8, 2011.
Roberto was born May 27, 1926 in Sierra Blanca, Texas; the son of Pedro Aguilar and Pabla (Galindo) Aguilar.
He served his country in the United Stats Army during World War II.
In August of 1949 he was married to Esther Mendez in Presidio, Texas. He came to Artesia in 1961 from El Paso, Texas.
He was a farm laborer with the N.M. State University and a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.
Roberto was preceded in death by his parents; sons Hector Aguilar and Jesus Aguilar; grandsons Demetrius Aguilar, Robert Lee Aguilar, Brandon Aguilar, and Anthony Aguilar; brother Pedro Aguilar, Jr.; and a sister Pauline Aguilar.
Survivors include his wife Esther Aguilar of Artesia; sons Robert Aguilar and wife Elidia of Artesia, Raymond Aguilar of Albuquerque, N.M., Octavio Aguilar of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Arturo Aguilar of Roswell, N.M., and Peter Aguilar of Albuquerque; daughters Hilda Aguilar-Sanchez and husband Frank of Roswell, Esther Aguilar of Roswell, and Olivia Franklin of Albuquerque; brother Samuel Aguilar of El Paso, Texas; sisters Maria Gonzales of Casa Grande, Arizona, Consuelo Chavarria of Fresno, California, Christina Maestas of El Paso; and Dora Luz Augostine of El Paso; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
New Mexico, USA
Created by: Delma Ingram
Record added: Aug 08, 2011
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