Joseph Esquibel

Jan 03,1951---Aug 25,2019


Joe was born on January 3, 1951 in Espanola, NM born to Ben and Pauline Esquibel. Joe who was raised in Albuquerque, closed his eyes for the last time to be with God on August 25 2019.

Joe had such a loving giving heart to all, he enjoyed sitting on the porch listening to music and smoking his cigarettes, loved his San Jose neighborhood and was known by many as they would always see him walking around. 

He is survived by his only son Anthony "Palo" Esquibel and wife Chyla, only granddaughter Mariah, and great grandson Cameron. Brothers Clifford with Victoria, Alvin with wife Joanne, Ben with wife Fita and niece Yvette Kensic, whom he considered and loved like a sister. 

Services will be held at Knights of Columbus, September 6th starting at 12 noon, followed by a reception in same location
3301 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque NM 87104.


Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764-9663


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Phyllis Hernandez Sep 03 ,2019

Friend ,Sandia Park ,New Mexico

From Richard and Phyllis Hernandez. Rest in Peace and watching over your Family in Heaven.

Angela Garcia Sep 03 ,2019

Distant cousin ,Espanola ,New Mexico

My most sincere condolences to The Esquibel family on the loss of your dad, grandpa. While we are related I have not seen him in many years when Tio Ben and aunt Pola we’re alive was the last time I saw him, My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time!

Marcella Segovia Sep 03 ,2019

Friend of the family ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Our condolences to the family May Joseph R.I.P God Bless You All.

Lisa Martinez-Redman Sep 04 ,2019

Cousin ,Alcalde ,New Mexico

My condolences to my cousins, Ben, Clifford, Alvin, Yvette & family. We love JoJo very much, May he Rest In Peace, now with my Aunt Paula, Uncle Ben Sr., his brothers, sisters and your Madrina Aurelia and Padrino Aurelio Martinez. πŸ™πŸΌβœοΈπŸ™πŸΌ

Mike Crostic Sep 07 ,2019

Distant family, father of Zachary Esquibel ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

My dearest and deepest condolences to the family. Rest in peace JoJo. Thank you for the big smiles , love and respect through the years.