Sean Padilla, Age :46

Aug 17,1972---Feb 22,2019

Sean Padilla was born August 17, 1972 He died peacefully in his sleep February 22nd, 2019. Sean grew up in many places but felt rooted to Albuquerque NM.

Sean was an accomplished car salesman in Las Vegas Nevada where he met the love of his life, Fionna in 1999. Fionna and Sean married in 2003 and had a loving marriage raising two daughters together. From traveling the world Sean found a passion for cooking and was able to open a successful business in Pagosa Springs, CO.

Sean was an excellent father who doted on his daughters, always hugging them making sure they knew he loved them as he provided for them.

Family was a strong priority for him, Sean extended his family through lifetime friends. People were naturally drawn to Sean because he was genuine and charismatic. With a strong sense of loyalty, he would always be there for a friend or family member in need. Keeping everyone together Sean was often the glue making sure that his entire family stayed in touch.

His wealth of knowledge gave him the ability to fit in anywhere. Well versed and very intelligent Sean knew about many topics and cultures. He had a superior sense of humor and was always willing to make others laugh. He kept up to date on the latest fashions and trends and enjoyed numerous hobbies.

Sean had the gift of gab and his dynamic personality broke all the molds of society. Fully tattooed he would strike up a conversation with anyone, from the richest to the poorest person Sean was nonjudgmental and only saw people for their souls.

Our beloved Sean will be missed dearly. He will remain in our hearts the rest of our lives as his children carry out his legacy.

Sean Padilla is predeceased by his father Bill Padilla Jr. his brother Brian and Derek Padilla, his grandparents Patsy Corrine Abner, Bill Sr and Michele Padilla Sean is survived by his wife Fionna Padilla, Mother Karen Padilla. Mother-in-law Ivy Liew Daughters Miquela and Maxine Padilla Siblings Melissa Padilla and Steven Solis, Desire and David Smith, Carlos Padilla and Sara Shively-Padilla. Nieces Zoe Smith, Gabriela and Natalie Padilla and Nephew Eli Smith. Sean left behind lots of Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and extended family members whom he loved very much.

Sean's memorial will be held March 9, 2019 at Soul Rio Church in Rio Rancho, NM from 11am to 3pm with a potluck to follow. You can donate to Sean's widow and daughters at any Wells Fargo: account- Sean L. Padilla's memorial fund 2012162315


Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd NE

(505) 764-9663


Diane Maun Mar 09 ,2019

Friend of family ,Pagosa Springs ,Colorado

Everyone will miss Sean's great sense of humor, wit and presence. R I P Sean :(

Wells Fargo May 02 ,2019

Professional ,Bernalillo ,New Mexico

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are sending our most sincere condolences to Mrs. Padilla, their daughters and family and friends. May Sean rest in peace.