Ray Carlos Valdez , Age :47

Feb 09,1973---Jan 26,2021

Ray Carlos Valdez Sr., (Cha-Chi), 47 beloved son, brother, dad, uncle and friend born and raised in Alcalde, NM was called home to Heaven on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Ray was preceded in death by his Father, Delano R. Valdez. Ray is survived by his loving Mother, Virginia G Barreras, Grandmother Adelia D Valdez, Sister Felicia R Martinez, Son Ray and wife Krista Valdez, Aunt Mabel Valdez, Brothers Marvin Valdez & wife Patsy Valdez and Norman Valdez & wife Pauline Valdez. Ray is survived by one nephew Joshua M Martinez. Ray will also be forever remembered and dearly missed by his numerous aunts, uncles, cousins extended family and dear friends.

Ray was a kind, caring, man to all that knew him. He was a friendly outgoing individual that made friends easily. Ray was a kindhearted soul for all those that knew him and who loved him unconditionally.


A family mass will be held at a later date. The family wishes to thank UNM Hospital and their staff for all their help during this difficult time. The family of Ray Carlos Valdez Sr. has entrusted the care of their loved one to the Riverside Funeral Home & Crematory.


Armando & Lennett Rendon Feb 04 ,2021

Cousin ,Alcalde ,New Mexico

Our deepest condolences for your loss. May God give you strength and console your hearts. May Ray rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and May God Bless you all!

Tammy Barth Feb 08 ,2021

Friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

Dearest Felicia, I am so sorry to see of Ray's passing. I prayed for him very often and will never forget my short time with him. May his soul rest in peace and may Jesus heal his heart and body! Sending you my constant love. Tam

steve chavez Feb 10 ,2021

Very sorry to hear about Ray, lots of good memories of Ray growing up. Condolences to his familia, God Bless.