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Diego Jay Cota

September 27, 1998 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 23)


Diego J. Cota, 23, a resident of Artesia since 2020. He then moved to Midland, Tx.
He passed away Friday, June 3rd, 2022.

Diego was born September 27th, 1998 in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Monica Valenzuela-Cota and Dennis Cota.

He attended Elevate Church in Midland, Tx. He was the Shop Foreman of the Midland Yard for Jet Oilfield services. He loved spending time outside cooking with his Family and Friends. He loved to country cruise. Enjoyed singing and dancing with that contagious smile of his. You could always find him outside watering his grass.
He touched the hearts of many and was a true blessing to all who knew him.

He was proceeded in death by his grandparents: Guadalupe Rodriguez, and Edmundo Valenzuela.

Survivors include: Grandmother Alicia Valenzuela, Parents Monica and Dennis Cota, Sister Miranda and Husband Adrian Ornelas, Nephew Emiliano Ornelas, Girlfriend Alexis Morales and son Luka.
Aunts and Uncles; Carlos and Yida Valenzuela, Edmundo Valenzuela Jr. Gracie Valenzuela, Michael and Suzie Rodriguez, Lloyd and Peggy Rodriguez, Lisa and Felix Rodriguez, Kathy and Jesus Torres as well as numerous cousins and friends.

Services are scheduled for Thursday, June 9th 2022 at Terpening and Son Mortuary from 11:00am to 3:30pm

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Funeral Service
June 9, 2022

11:00 AM
Terpening & Son Chapel

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