Arthur Patrick Utsey, Age :76

Jun 18,1943---Nov 25,2019


 Arthur Patrick “Pat” Utsey, born in Houston, TX  6/18/43, died peacefully at home in Albuquerque, NM 11/25/2019 at 76.  He was the son of Elmer Eugene Utsey (deceased) and Florence “Estelle” Webb Utsey (deceased). He was raised in Teague, TX with siblings Betty Ann Utsey Cox Turner(deceased), Judith “Dane” Utsey Maldonado, Hazel “Vernell” Utsey Lee, Linden Neale “Lin” Utsey, Jean Carol Utsey Wragge and David Elmer Utsey.

He is survived by his wife for over 50 years Muriel “Jane” Wood Utsey. Children Carolyn Elizabeth Utsey, John Patrick Utsey and wife Jackie Joy Vossen Utsey, grandchildren Kaitlin Adelle Brunson, Jocelyn Mary Utsey, and Jasper Patrick Utsey.  Adopted son William Lynn Utsey. 

Pat Utsey retired from the US Navy as a Chief Engineman in 1981 with four tours in Vietnam.  He was a jack-of-all trades who made a living as a mechanic, truck driver, equipment operator, welder, manager and teacher.  A proud Texan with his cowboy hat, boots, western shirt, and drawl. He loved his family and was proud of their accomplishments.  He was generous with his time and skills; he was willing to help anyone.  

Services will be held at Riverside Funeral home on San Mateo Blvd in Albuquerque at 2PM on December 7th, 2019.

He will be interred in Santa Fe at the National Cemetery on December 9th at 1PM.

The family would love to have your memories of Pat, please email anything you are willing to share to

If you would like to donate instead of flowers his favorite charity was the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society.

Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764-9663




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