James Valdez, Sr., 84, of Cheyenne passed away August 12, 2019 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center.
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He was born September 11, 1934 in Cleveland, NM to Furgencio and Clorinda Valdez. He was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad and was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
He is survived by his children, James (Jennifer) Valdez, Jr. of Arvada, CO and Paul Valdez of Cheyenne; grandchildren, Jamie (Fernando) DeLeon, Justina Johnson, Jordan (Jysikka) Valdez and Jackline (Parker) Stokke; great-grandchildren, Corina, Aiden, Lincoln and Faye; former wife, Carmen Ornelas; siblings, Erminia Dominguez of Cheyenne, Florida Archuleta of Las Vegas, NM, Jenny Valdez of Las Vegas, NM and Alfonso Valdez of Cleveland, NM; numerous nieces and nephews and his furry friend, Eddie.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Floyd Valdez, Furgencio Valdez and Paul Valdez.
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