Ryan Matthew Orona
April 1, 1994  -  September 8, 2018

Ryan Matthew Orona

Memorial service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 13, at 310 S. Lincoln St. Dexter, New Mexico for Ryan Matthew Orona of Roswell, N.M.

Mr. Orona, 24, died Saturday in Artesia, N.M.

Michael Silva will officiate at the services. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Ryan was born April 1, 1994 in Roswell to Robert Orona, Sr. and Janell (Dean) Archibeque. He was a life long Roswell resident.

Ryan worked as a water transfer-man in the oil fields. He enjoyed hanging out with his friends and participated in many recreational activities such as Hike it and Spike it. His love was his family.

Ryan was preceded in death by his father Robert Orona Sr. and grandmother Dora Orona.

He was survived by his mother Janell Archibeque and husband David of Artesia; girlfriend Deanna Villanueva of Roswell; sister Danielle Taylor and husband Seth of Roswell; brothers Robert, Jacob, and Jordan Orona all of Artesia, and Nick and Chris Archibeque of Roswell; grandparents Edith and John Bilberry of Artesia, and Tony Orona of El Paso, TX; nephews Robbie and Jonah Orona; niece London Orona; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins and friends that he considered to be family.


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  1. Connie Baker
    Roswell, NM

    I am so very sorry for your loss. There are no words to describe the loss of a child regardless of their age! Prayers for you all!

  2. Marty
    , NM

    I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).

  3. Kiki
    , NM

    I'm so sorry for your loss. Silence is all that may surface in the face of such a loss, but the comfort of family and friends will help you cope. It takes time to grieve and heal but know that God is close to the brokenhearted, Psalm 34:18. May Christ heartwarming promise comfort you, John 5:28,29

  4. Frank and Carolyn Silva
    Hagerman, NM

    Words can't express what we are feeling right now. May the Lord give you the comfort ,strength, and the courage that you need so very much. Just know that we loved him like a grandson. We will treasure his memory forever. Keeping you in our prayers. Mamo and Papo

  5. Gary & Beth Mendiola
    Picacho, NM

    David & Janell we are so saddened to read of the loss of your son. May his memories live forever in your hearts. My God bless you both. Gary & Beth Mendiola Bar Guitar Ranch

  6. Vanessa
    Hagerman, NM

    So very sorry for your loss. Continued love and prayers.

    Joe and Vanessa Luiz

  7. Sarah
    Artesia, NM

    Sending love and prayers of comfort. We love you all and our hearts break for your loss!

  8. Cecil and Patty Archibeque
    Albuquerque, NM

    Janell, David and Family, We are so sorry for you loss, our thoughts and prayers are always with you.
    Love Uncle Cecil and Aunt Patty Archibeque

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