Anthony Christopher Tafoya, age 66, Bi-annual resident of Ranchos de Taos and Southern California passed away at home on January 3, 2020. He was preceded in death by his childhood sweetheart of 50 years, Donna Tafoya, his father, Bataan Death March survivor and Air Force Veteran Michael N. Tafoya, and son Steven Bentley. He is a survived by his mother, Trudy Tafoya, daughter Malyssa Tafoya, sons Kris Tafoya, Jason Tafoya (Stacey Tafoya) and Patrick Smith (Candice Smith), sisters Michel Avance, Lyl Oliver, Dani Kesson and Beth Tafoya; brothers Chuck Tafoya, Joe Tafoya, John Tafoya and Hank Tafoya; as well as his grandchildren Ryan, Eric, Kyle, Josh, Kaylee, Helayna, Justin, Ilyssa, Brandon, Bryce, Jordan, Austin, Madelyn and William and great-grandchildren Aiden and Aubree. He loved his family, loud music, fast cars and good food and was always there to lend a hand or an ear to anyone in need. Celebration of life to be held at a later time.
The family of Anthony Tafoya has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. www.devargastaos.com 575-300-5288
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