Funeral services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 13 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church for Johnny B. "Grasshopper" Huerta of Artesia, New Mexico.
Mr. Huerta, 69, passed away on June 30, 2018 in Lubbock, TX.
Fr. Vijay will officiate at the service. Pallbearers are Jaesh A. Huerta, Ray H. Segura, Zachary Munoz, Steve Catano, Abel Montez and Ricky D. Honorary pallbearers are grandsons and other family members. A rosary will be held on Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace.
Johnny was born on October 20, 1948 in Artesia; the son of Agapito and Erlinda (Brizeno) Huerta. He was a long time resident of Artesia.
He worked in construction and was also a Supervisor at the Roswell and Artesia airports. He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and loved hunting, fishing, dancing, walking, bike riding and spending time with all of his family.
He was preceded in death by his father, brother Roy Huerta and sister Sara Huerta, nephew Michael Salas and niece Bianca Sosa.
Survivors include his mother Erlinda Huerta of Artesia; sons Greg R. Estrada of Artesia, Jaesh A. Huerta and wife Stephanie of Odessa, TX and Johnny Angel Huerta of Albuquerque, NM; daughters Stephanie Estrada of Albuquerque, Karyn L. Estrada of Artesia, Shabriel Huerta, Cipriana Huerta and Felicia Huerta all of Odessa, TX; brothers Raymond Huerta, Roberto Huerta and Chris Huerta and wife Linda all of Artesia, sisters Francis Perez and husband Jose of Roswell, NM, Rosa Salas and Hope Huerta of Albuquerque and Nancy Franco and husband Joe of Artesia; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you. II Thes. 3:16
My sincere condolences to everyone.
Christina LaraArtesia, NM
I love you Daddy !!! 💔😢
Karyn L EstradaArtesia, NM