Carlos "Charlie" Urioste, Age :84

Nov 28,1934---Jan 31,2019

Carlos (Charlie) Urioste, 84, of Las Vegas, NM, passed away on Thursday January 31, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.  Charlie was born on November 28, 1934 to Carlos and Petra Pacheco Urioste in Chaperito, NM.

Charlie is predeceased by his parents, brothers: John, Felipe (Flora), Pete (Tessie) and Simon (Juanita) Urioste. Sisters: Cruzita (Rosendo) Garduno, Maria (Ben) Arguello, Juanita Gonzales and Josie (Melecio) Vigil.

Charlie is survived by his sister Tillie Albert and brother Tony (Martha).  Charlie is also survived by his wife of 59 years Diana, children; Elizabeth, Sandra, Carlos, Patrick, Joe Dennis and granddaughter Kayla Marie.

After he was born and raised in Chaperito, Charlie moved to Las Vegas to attend school and graduated from Las Vegas High School. He then joined the Army, 82nd Airborne Division in 1957.  After being honorably discharged from the armed services, Charlie owned and operated Charlie’s Gulf and Auto Service for more than 40 years.  After retiring as a business owner, Charlie worked for the NM Legislature from 2001 to 2011.

Charlie enjoyed reading, hunting, horseback riding, spending much time outdoors, playing card games and winning at the casino.

Services to be held on Thursday, February 7th at Our Lady of Sorrows Church with a Rosary at 8:00 am and the Funeral Mass immediately following. He will be honorably laid to rest at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:15 am with full military honors as afforded by the United States Army Honor Guard.

Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of:

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

(505) 395-9150