Obituary for Ruben Beavers Jr.

Ruben Beavers Jr., age 81, a resident of Hernandez, passed away on Friday, June 12, 2015. Ruben was born on March 10, 1934 in Jerusalem, Arkansas. Ruben was preceded in death by his parents, Ruben and Florence Beavers; and 10 brothers and sisters. Ruben was a member of the Pipefitters UA local 412 for 55 years. Ruben enjoyed hunting, fishing, and carpentry. He volunteered for various projects at the San Jose Catholic Church in Hernandez. Mr. Beavers is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Johanna Beavers and their son, David Maez, Ruben is also survived by his sons, Rick, and Danny Beavers; Ruben also raised, Marty, Yvette and Genette Herrera, as if there were his own, he also helped raise a grandson, Brandon Bartnick; sister, Marie Beavers; special granddaughters, Shirley Beavers of Ventura, California and Shayla Beavers of La Mesilla; special niece Carolynn White and special nephew Larry Bevins of Morrilton, Arkansas and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Public visitation will begin on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the San Jose Cemetery Gazebo, with a memorial to follow at 11:00 a.m. also at the San Jose Cemetery Gazebo in Hernandez with the following serving as pallbearers, Brandon Bartnik, David Maez, Paul Chavez, Cody Beavers, Cid Ramires, and Eddie Trevino. Honorary pallbearers will be, Lafie Lopez, Priscilla Perea, Jeremy Maestas, Jill Herrera, Deondra Rodriguez, Margaret Montoya, Elaine Rice and Miguel Pacheco. The family of Ruben Beavers Jr. has entrusted theirRuben Beavers loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 –

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