Deciderio Richard Montoya “MONTY” age 60 from Albuquerque, NM. Born April 26, 1959 and passed away on December 27, 2019. Monty graduated from Del Norte High School in 1977 and shortly after enlisted in the United States Navy. He is survived by his father Deciderio “Lelo” Montoya, daughter Katrina Soto, son Deci Montoya and wife Brittney, sister Sandra and husband Stephen, brother Thomas and wife Anita, and sister Anita and husband George Maldonado, two grandchildren Nivana and Atlantis, nephews; Matthew, Dominic, Thomas Jr, nieces; Yvonne, Maria and great niece Ava. He is proceeded in death by his mother Angela “Angie” Montoya, grandson Joshua Isaiah Soto, and dog Sancho.
He lived life on the open road riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle across the country. If you asked him “what time is it?” he would respond “Time to ride”! He was a man full of life and love. He was a handy man and could fix anything. Monty loved dancing, fishing, going to concerts, and motorcycle rallies. He was very adventurous, he enjoyed sky diving, riding roller coasters, and traveling the world.
Monty’s celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 10:00 am at Glorybound Ministries, 11913 Menaul Blvd NE 87112. At 11:00 am we will travel to Sandia Memory Gardens, 9500 San Pedro Dr NE 87113. At 12:00 pm we will travel back to Glorybound Ministries for the reception.
He was very big on giving back to his community and to veterans. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations of new full-size comforters/blankets or monetary donations to the Veteran’s Integration Centers of New Mexico visit NMVIC.ORG or call 505-296-0800. VIC is a non-profit organization that provides free services to veteran families.
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