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Denton Wood Funeral Home
Thursday November 4th, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Thursday November 4th, 2021

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Mass of Christian Burial

San Jose Catholic Church
Friday November 5th, 2021

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Usvaldo V. Montoya, III

Usvaldo V. Montoya, III “Gordo”, 25, of Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021, at Carlsbad Medical Center. Usvaldo was born March 24, 1996, in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Usvaldo Montoya, Jr. and Rosario (Lerma) Montoya.

Visitation is scheduled from 4:00 to 6:00 PM Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel followed by a vigil at 6:00 PM. Cremation will follow, and Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 2:00 PM Friday, November 5, 2021, at San Jose Catholic Church with Fr. Juan Carlos Ramirez officiating. Interment will follow in Santa Catarina Cemetery. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Growing up, Usvaldo learned to be a hard worker, always helping out his grandfather and uncles. This paired with his kind heart, made him always be there for others, helping in any way he could. He was known for his gentle spirit, big welcoming smile, protective nature, being a jokester, and liking to wake up early. Some of his hobbies were going fishing, hunting, camping, hanging out by the river, football, and figuring what was around to snack on. Usvaldo was a loving father, son, brother, and nephew, and he will be dearly missed and never forgotten.

Usvaldo was preceded in death by his grandparents: Usvaldo and Sally Montoya, Sr.; grandmother, Rosa Lerma; and great-grandmother, Felipa Lerma.

Usvaldo is survived by his daughter, E’Lyiah Montoya of Carlsbad, NM; father, Usvaldo Montoya, Jr. of Carlsbad, NM; mother, Rosario (Lerma) Montoya of Carlsbad, NM; sister, RoseMarie Montoya and Kyle Storey of Carlsbad, NM; brother, Damian Lee Montoya of Carlsbad, NM; great-grandmother, Ramona Montoya of Carlsbad, NM; aunts and uncles from Carlsbad, NM: Ann Marie Pineda, Esmeralda and Jerry Carrasco, Manuel Montoya, Vanessa Montoya, Carlos Montoya, and Vincent and Kimberly Montoya; and numerous great aunts, great uncles, and cousins.

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A candle was lit in memory of Usvaldo Montoya, III

Love you son Nov 20 2021 4:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Usvaldo Montoya, III

Rose Carrasco Nov 17 2021 3:08 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Usvaldo Montoya, III

JAZELL M CARRASCO Nov 14 2021 12:14 PM

I did not know Gordon. He has already been buried. I'm in a hotel in Carlsbad with plans to go to the caverns tomorrow. Gordo was born the year I graduated highschool. I found his obit here in the hotel and said wow this kid is too young. Forever young. Anyways I wanted the family to know that a stranger was inspired by a stranger to enjoy every second she's been given and to treasure it. Gordo I pray you are at peace and that your new journey is a heavenly one. My condolences to the family for this gone too soon kiddo.

Celeste Nov 7 2021 2:19 AM

Fly high mijo..say hi to mijo and know that you are so loved..

Mary Grace Hernandez Nov 6 2021 4:16 AM

Man Gordo, you were my Nigga dawg! Shit ain't gonna be the same without you forreal. You left us too soon but I know you'll watch over my Sister! May you Rest In Peace 💙

Destiny Nov 5 2021 4:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Usvaldo Montoya, III

Destiny Nov 5 2021 4:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Usvaldo Montoya, III

Keri Hinojos Nov 5 2021 4:17 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Usvaldo Montoya, III

Joe and Adelina (compa ) Aguilar Nov 4 2021 5:06 PM

Love you , miss you playaaa watch over us all 🤎 another handsome Angel ✨ rest easy

LeeAnna Valdez Nov 4 2021 4:48 PM

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