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Raymond Arguello

June 22, 1956 — October 15, 2020

Raymond Arguello

June 22, 1956-October 15, 2020

Raymond Arguello 64 passed away on October 15, 2020 in Roswell, NM. Raymond was born June 22, 1956 in Vaughn, NM to Crisosto and Virginia Arguello.

He is survived by his life partner of 25 years Cary Castillo Thieman; his children Jacob Pacheco, Sarah Arguello, Daniel Arguello and Raeleena Arguello (Corbin); step children Anna Carlton (David) and Jacklyn Aragon (Ben); grandchildren Christopher, Patricia, Isabelle and Justin Arguello, Dasia Romero and Diego Pacheco; step grandchildren Francisco, Alyssa, Joseph, Ernesto and Daisy and his sisters Sarah Cordova and Carmen Escarsega.

Raymond is preceded in death by his father Crisosto Arguello; mother Virginia Padilla; brothers Chrisosto Arguello, Pete Arguello and sisters Lucy Trujillo, Lina Sanchez and Sally Duran, all whom he loved dearly.

Raymond was a very intelligent, charming, charismatic man with an amazing sense of humor, he was good to all his family. He was the most kind, caring person with warmest heart and smile.

Raymond was a handyman, jack of all trades and mechanic. He loved oldies music, old classic cars and enjoyed playing his guitar. He had a library of knowledge in a wide range of subjects. Raymond was dedicated and sincere in any situation. He worked for the State Highway Department for 22 years as a Bridge Inspector. In 1997 he moved to Tyrone, OK and commuted to Liberal, KS where he worked for National Beef as a Maintenance Mechanic for 6 years. Raymond and his family moved back to Roswell, NM in 2004.

He will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him. This is a great loss to all of us. We love you Dad; your legacy will live on through all of your children and grandchildren. RIP Dad, Viejo and Grandpo.

A rosary will be held at 9:30 am, Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Ave Maria Center with mass to follow.

Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom comes. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread,

and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us,

and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.

For yours is the kingdom and the power, and the glory, forever and ever.

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