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James E. Madrid

June 21, 1984 — February 28, 2023


James E. Madrid

James E. Madrid, 38 of Roswell, NM passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, TX following a sudden illness. James was born June 21, 1984 in Taos, New Mexico. He grew up in Vaughn and attended Vaughn Public Schools.

James made his home in Roswell, NM where he worked as a Deputy Medical Investigator for the University of New Mexico.

James is preceded in death by his grandfather James Dunlap, aunt Margaret Valdez, uncle Robert Madrid, father Michael Anaya, and grandfather Nolley Anaya.

Survivors include his mother Judy Madrid and Don of Roswell, son Dominic Herring (Ashley) of Roswell, daughter Sofia Carillo of Roswell, maternal grandmother Jennie Ulibarri of Vaughn, paternal grandmother Jane Anaya of Vaughn, two brothers Adan Orpineda (Jenieva) of Roswell, Damian Aragon of Roswell, uncle Joe Madrid (Cindy) of Ft. Stockton, TX, two aunts Sandra Garcia (Anthony) of Santa Fe, Stella Garcia (Raymond) of Los Lunas. Also surviving are nieces Amelyanna, Jazeria, along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends.

Viewing will be held Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 2pm to 5pm in the Chavez Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Sumner. Holy Rosary will be recited at 5pm at the Chavez Funeral Home.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am Monday, March 6, 2023 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Vaughn, New Mexico with. Fr. Sotero A. Sena officiating. Cremation will follow the services, interment of Cremains will be held at at later date at Evergreen Cemetery, Vaughn, New Mexico. Pallbearers will include Derek Garcia, Nathan Garcia, Pete Anaya, Denae Garcia, Anthony Garcia, and Anselmo Valdez. Honorary bearer will be Joseph Madrid.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chavez Funeral Home, 830 N. Fifth Street, Fort Sumner, New Mexico. (575) 355-2311.

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