ARTESIA â€” Services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Terpening & Son Mortuary for Johnny J. Romero, of Rowlett, Texas. Mr. Romero, 57, died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at his home. The Rev. Brian Quinn will officiate at the services, with burial at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Augustine Corona, Pilar Becerra, Raymond Matthews, Anthony Balencia, Andy Miller and Steve Tigert.
Visitation at Terpening & Son Mortuary will begin at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Johnny was born June 21, 1953, in Roswell, the son of Juan S. Romero and Porfiria (Montoya) Romero. He was preceded in death by his parents and by a sister, Charlotte Castaneda. He served in the Air Force. He was a lifelong Artesia resident before moving to the Dallas area in August 2010. He was an oilfield treater.
He loved Dallas Cowboy football, enjoyed playing and watching baseball and taking his grandson fishing. Survivors include daughters Karen Romero, of Rowlett, and Kandice Romero, of Wylie, Texas; a sister Ruby Balencia, of Artesia; and a grandson Isaac Romero, of Rowlett. Services are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Family and friends may view the obituary and sign the online guest book at artesiafunerals. com.