Abel D. Aranda passed into the loving arms of the Father on March 3, 2019. Born on December 18, 1950 to Anastacio and Elisea Aranda in Ojinaga, Mexico, current resident of Lovington, New Mexico he will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 6, 2019 at 11:00am at Stevens Funeral Home, with a burial to follow at the Lovington Cemetery.
The first thing you would see on his face was a smile, no matter the circumstances or what else was going on, Abel always had a smile. He was a kind God fearing man, who always made everyone who came to his door feel welcome. Abel loved horse races, western movies, and the Dallas Cowboys, but first in his heart was God and family. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.
Abel is survived by his loving wife, Elvira, children; Melissa Aranda, Jaime Aranda, Irrael Marquez, Corina Aranda and Alex Aranda as well as 14 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and a large extended family and friends who will miss him dearly. Services are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.