Jan. 17, 1930–Jan. 25, 2013.
Services will be held for John Nalda, 83, of Edgewood, at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel in Roswell, with Rev. Cecil Kimberlin officiating. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery. He passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
John was born Jan. 17, 1930, to Michel and Soledad Nalda in Fort Sumner. He grew up in Corona, attended New Mexico Military Institute and New Mexico State University. He married Nancy Gentry on Feb. 9, 1957, and had two sons, Cully and Scott. He raised his family at Corona where he operated a cattle and sheep ranch. John retired to Albuquerque and later moved to Edgewood. He enjoyed playing the guitar and accordion and spending time with family and friends. John was a kind and loving man and will be greatly missed by all.
John is survived by his son Scott, daughter-in-law Eileen and granddaughter Isabella of Prescott, Ariz., as well as close friends Charlie and Angela Wright of Edgewood.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Michel and Soledad; brothers, Michel and Louie and son Cully.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories in the online registry book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.