Earnest Jaramillo Jr., Age :69

Mar 11,1952---Mar 25,2021

On March 25, 2021 Earnest "Tito" J. Jaramillo, Jr. loving father, brother, uncle, and grandfather passed away in Albuquerque, NM and entered into heaven at the age of 69.


Earnest was born in Vaughn, NM on March 11, 1952 to Ernest D. Jaramillo and Angie Jaramillo. He moved to Portales at a young age and remained there until 2018 when he moved to Albuquerque, NM. He was a press printer by trade and worked for many years at Bishop Printing and The Print Shop, both in Portales. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and socializing with anyone and everyone. He was known to many people and never met a stranger.


Earnest is preceded in death by both his parents, Earnest and Angie Jaramillo, his sister Nita Colvin, and a nephew Larry Jaramillo. He is survived by two children Jacob Jaramillo (Jennifer) of Roseburg, Oregon and Kiston Jaramillo of Clovis, NM. He also has four grandchildren: Willow Jaramillo, Jovon Sellers, Breanna Sellers, and Jazzlynn Garcia. He also had numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by sisters: MaryAnn Salazar of Albuquerque, NM; Tina Gonzales (Jimmy) of Portales, NM; Patricia Parker (Glen) of Portales, NM; Margie Clark (Steve) of Chicago, brothers: Tony Jaramillo (Josie) of Edgewood NM; Enrique Jaramillo of Albuquerque, NM; and Claude Jaramillo (Vicky) of Portales, NM. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Southside Church of Christ in Portales, NM at 2 o'clock. Burial will follow immediately after at Portales Cemetery.


Flowers of donation may be sent to Southside Church of Christ: 221 W. 18th Street, Portales, NM 88130.


Cathy L Merrick Mar 30 ,2021

1971 class mate ,Portales ,New Mexico

I'm so sorry for your loss!!! I ran into Earnie before he moved from Portales. He told me he had been taking care of his Dad. He was so sweet about his love for his Dad. I'm very sorry he didn't have a longer life!!!