Ruben Alvarado Barrientos, age 86, of Lovington, New Mexico, passed away on March 12, 2014, in Lovington, New Mexico. He was born on December 27, 1927 in Dolores, Texas to Jose Maria Barrientos and Juanita Alvarado Barrientos. Funeral Services are scheduled for Monday, March 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Lovington City Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 4 p.m.8 pm with Rosary Service at 7pm at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel in Lovington, NM. Arrangements are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home of Lovington, NM.
Ruben was a roustabout in the oil field industry. He enjoyed watching baseball, fishing, gardening and raising animals.
Ruben is survived by his wife of the home, Juanita B. Barrientos, two sons: Fermin Carmen Miranda of Hobbs, New Mexico and Steve Cookie Miranda of Fayetteville, North Carolina, three daughters: Candy Stephen Luscombe of Midland, Texas, Grace Gonzales of Lovington, New Mexico, and Odilia B. Jesse Chlamon of Alvin, Texas, one brother, Rojelio Barrientos of Robstown, Texas, numerous grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, and one sister.
Online condolences may be made to www.stevensfuneral.com