Richard N. Granados
February 8, 2018

Richard N. Granados

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Terpening Son Mortuary
611 W. Grand Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Thursday, February 15, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
1111 N. Roselawn Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Friday, February 16, 2018
9:30 a.m.
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Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
1111 N. Roselawn Ave.
Artesia, NM  88210
Friday, February 16, 2018
10:00 a.m.
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Lake Arthur Cemetery
Lake Arthur, NM  88253

A rosary is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. with mass following at 10 a.m. Friday, February 16, at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Richard N. Granados of Artesia, New Mexico.

Mr. Granados died Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, TX.

Fr. V.J. will officiate at the services with burial to follow at Lake Arthur Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Daniel Losoya, Ramon Granados, Richard Granados, Ramiro Granados, Mikey Moreno, A.J. Moreno, Joey Granados and Michael Casares. Honorary pallbearer will be his great-grandchildren, Arturo Valles, Raunchy Chavarria and Jeremiah Casares. Visitation will be held on Thursday at Terpening & Son Mortuary from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Richard was born on April 9 in Banderas, Chihuahua, Mexico; the son of Antonio and Juanita (Nunez) Granados. On May 1, he married Elfida Chavarria in Artesia. He was a longtime resident of Artesia.

He was a sandblaster and roustabout for Stevenson-Roach and a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. He enjoyed fishing, football and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, a granddaughter, a grandson and a son-in-law.

Survivors include his wife Elfida Granados of Artesia; daughters Camie Casares, Ronnie Granados, Rebecca Granados and Rikki Granados all of Artesia; brothers Antonio Granados of Odessa, TX, Daniel Granados of Artesia; Hector Granados of Oddessa, TX and Seferino Granados of San Elizario, TX; sisters Olga Urias of Pecos, TX, Jane Granados, Dora Gardea and Rosa Ornelas all of Odessa, TX; 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.


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  1. Dora Gardea
    Odessa,, TX

    Rest In Peace, Brother!

  2. Mary Berg
    , NM

    To the family, my heartfelt condolences for your loss of your loved one. As you cope with your loss, may you also find comfort in knowing that God promises to put an end to all the things that have plagued mankind for centuries including death (Revelation 21:3,4). May these promises from God's word, the Bible give you comfort now and real hope for the future. My deepest sympathy.

  3. Camie Casares

    Daddy I love and miss you so much. I will miss that big smile of yours. Your laughter everytime I said something funny or when I would sneak me that second tortilla. I will miss seeing the hugs you and Jeremiah would share. But most of all I will miss your presence, but I know you are now finally home and at rest. And you are now my second beautiful angel. I know you and Steven are both looking after our family. You will be greatly missed but never forgotten. I love you Daddy.

  4. Alan kirxner
    Odessa, TX

    I pray for your family.maybuiu rest in peace and see your parents and so glad that I got to meet your daddy and husband to your was only for 1 day but I thought you and your whole family are wonderful.I was very good friends with your brother Ruben and please tell him hello from me and Vivian and that she is doing love to y all.

  5. Rachel Galvan
    Odessa, TX

    Rest In Peace & God Bless.

  6. Yolanda Catano
    Hobbs, NM

    oh my Tio, the memories you have left us all with. Most of my childhood was spent around you and i am so grateful for that. I remember the last time i saw you, which was 5 months ago maybe, and you were outside and that smile you had as i was walking up the drive way!! I'll never forget that and remember you just like that. to my tia and cousins, i am so sorry, my thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you all.

  7. Ronnie Granados
    Artesia, NM

    Dad, I'm gonna miss you so much. You left us so sudden and the heartache is so unbearable. We struggle to understand why,but only God knows why. We will always cherish the memories you left us. The things you did for us and taught us will never be forgotten. You were definitely one of a kind. I love you so much and I'll miss you even more. But i know that you will always be looking down on us to see if we're ok. I love you daddy.

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