Cover photo for Jesus Marquez's Obituary
Jesus Marquez Profile Photo
1939 Jesus 2023

Jesus Marquez

June 16, 1939 — October 18, 2023


Jesus Muñoz Marquez

Jesus Muñoz Marquez passed on October 18, 2023 in Roswell, NM at the age of 84. Jesus was born on June 16, 1939 to Jose Marquez and Consuelo Muñoz in Madera, Chihuahua. Jesus worked for Policia Federal en Chihuahua, Chih; Ferrocarrilero en La Junta, Chih; Truck driver for Schrimcher Brothers and retired with Jimmy Montoya Trucking. He loved spending time with all his grandkids, his love and affection was deep he would always ask…”Como estan mis lepes?”

He loved to go fishing and taking walks, you would always catch him whistling. He always enjoyed visiting friends or friends visiting him, listening to music and singing along. When asked about his younger days, he always had a story to share. He also loved taking trips to Mexico to visit the family.

Jesus is preceded in death by his wife, Carmen Orona Marquez; brothers, Santos Marquez, Ramon Marquez, Rafael Marquez, and Ruperto Marquez and sister Ventura Marquez.

Those left to remember Jesus are his son Jose Marquez of Roswell, NM; daughter Rosa Marquez of Roswell, NM; brother Alvaro Marquez of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, and Jose Marquez of Juarez, Chihuahua; sisters Irma Zubia of Cuahtemoc, Chihuahua and Adelaida Zubia of Chihuahua, Chihuahua; 9 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

Those serving as pallbearers are Julio Ly, Jesus Aguallo, Jose Cardenas, George Cardenas, Alex Ly, Hector Ornelas and Carlos Aguallo.

A special thank you to Jorge & Bertha Larios, Rosalia Bravo, Tekiesha Fauntleroy, to all the staff and nurses at Mission Arch and Gentiva Hospice.

A viewing will be held from 2:00 to 6:00 pm, Monday, October 30, 2023 at Ballard Funeral Home with graveside services being held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at South Park Cemetery.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jesus Marquez, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, October 30, 2023

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Mountain time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

10:00 - 11:30 am (Mountain time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 565

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree