Phillip A. Valverde, Jr., age 37, beloved husband, father, son, brother, and uncle, passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014. He was born in Albuquerque, NM on December 15, 1976, and was a lifelong resident of Bernalillo, NM. Phillip’s hobbies included attending classic car shows and showing his 1960 El Camino, playing video games, listening to music and watching movies. He worked for Carrier Commercial Services as an HVAC Service Technician for eight years and was in the industry for 18 years where he made numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Reynaldo “Cacho” Lucero. Phillip is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 16 years, Goretti Valverde; his precious daughter, Gabriella (Geeg as her daddy called her) Valverde; his loving parents, Linda and Phillip Valverde, Sr.; his sister, Lynette Andrade and husband Luis; his nieces, Raylyn and Elysia Andrade. Also surviving are his maternal grandmother, Molly Lucero; paternal grandparents, Fela and Manuel Sena; his mother and father-in-law, Goretti and Ramon Aragon; brothers-in-law, Paul Aragon, Raymond Aragon and wife Raquel; special auntie, Sandra Lucero; and other numerous relatives and friends. Phillip will be greatly missed by his loving family and by those whose hearts he touched.