Joe R. "Little Joe" Gallegos died Oct. 14, 2012, at his home after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis.
Mr. Gallegos was born on March 5, 1939, to Jose and Magdalena (Archuleta) Gallegos.
He spent his entire life in Montrose, graduating from Montrose High School in 1957. He married Sandy "Full" Gallegos on Aug. 12, 1962, in Delta.
Mr. Gallegos worked in a sawmill and hauled sawdust and wood shavings.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandy; three sons, Todd Gallegos and his wife Tami, Paul Gallegos and his wife Tammy, and David "Moose" Gallegos and his wife Karla; grandchildren, Kara McKenna and her husband Justin, Dustin Gallegos, Taylor Gallegos, Brandon Gallegos, Kristine Young and her husband Tim, Daryn Gallegos, David Gallegos, Miranda Gallegos and Morgan Gallegos; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Salazer; and several other family members.
Arrangements are being handled by Valley Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery.blog comments powered by Disqus