Manuel Calderon, Jr., 61, went home to be with our heavenly father on April 16, 2020, at Carlsbad Medical Center. Mr. Calderon was born on March 19, 1959 in Artesia, New Mexico to Manuel J. Calderon and Magdalena Mendoza Calderon.
Cremation has taken place, and services will take place at a later date.
Mr. Calderons occupation was different labor work. He always kept busy doing something, helping others when needed. He loved his family. His hobbies were fishing, being outdoors and loving on his puppy dog Piki.
Mr. Calderon was preceded in death by his father, Manuel J. Calderon; sister, Elpidia Calderon; and nephew, Mathew Vasquez.
Mr. Calderon is survived by his mother Magdalena Calderon; companion, Becky Blair of 28.5 years; step-daughter, Lori Lucas; step-son, Steve Blair and wife, Kristi; brothers: Ricky Calderon and wife, Martha, David Calderon and wife, Jacqulynn, Lupe Calderon and companion Brandy Blanchard, Robert Calderon, Daniel Calderon, Jessie Calderon; sisters: Lorina Delgado and husband, Leo Delgado, Helen Lopez and husband, Lupe Lopez, Carmen Rubio and husband, Eduardo Rubio, Elia Hernandez companion Adan Licon, Christina Calderon companion Cesar Luna and Socorro Calderon companion Raul Franco. He had 8 step-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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