Valentin Espinoza Jr. (Little Val), 36, a resident of Taos, passed away peacefully yet unexpectedly on September 4, 2020. He is preceded in death by his great grandpa, Valentin Espinoza, great grandma Frances Espinoza, grandma, Jenni Espinoza, grandpa, Alex Espinoza, grandpa, Ernie Lucero, grandpa, Lino Lucero, great grandma, Felima Espinoza, and cousin Joshua Lucero. Val was a very kind and warm hearted person, wherever he went, he was sure to make friends no matter who you were. Val always put his family first, he was always there when he was needed. Little Val is survived by his son, Valentin Espinoza III, fiancé, Joann Romero; parents, Valentin Sr. and Debbie Espinoza; siblings, Jordan and Chrystal Espinoza; nephews, James Jr. and Jacob Archuleta; grandparents, Robert and Alice Espinoza and Carla Lucero; aunts and uncles, Lisa Martinez, Cordy Lujan (Ricky), Roberta Madrial, Ernie Lucero (Nancy), and Linda Montoya (Larry); in laws, David and Grace Romero and sister in law Geneva Vigil; along with many other loving relatives and cherished friends.
Mass will be held on Saturday September 26, 2020 at 10:00AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. The family would like to invite the friends of Valentin to join in a vehicle procession prior to the Mass. Meeting location is South of Taos at the intersection of State Road 68 & County Road 110, 9:00AM. The family of Valentin Jr. "Little Val" Espinoza has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. 1-866-657-4019 www.devargastaos.com
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