Robert Blaze Nunez

September 27, 2013 • Obituaries


Blaze-picA rosary will be recited for Robert Blaze Nunez, 25, of Roswell, on Tuesday, Oc[auth] tober 1, 2013, at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. A mass will be celebrated Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church with Fr. Charlie Martinez officiating.

Our “Baby Handsome” son, brother, uncle, and friend was unexpectedly taken from us on September 26, 2013. Blaze had a quick, contagious smile and was very affectionate to all his family and friends. He was outspoken, but kind; you always knew where you stood with him. His strong will and generosity showed in his willingness to help others. He was a giver who brought happiness to those around him by uplifting spirits with his quick wit and that smile that came so easily. His determination was evident in his driven success in all that he attempted. He was an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing were his passion.

Blaze was born August 22, 1988, to Robert Nunez and Helen Montano in Roswell, NM. He was a Roswell High School Graduate, where he participated in football and wrestling. Wrestling was his passion. He worked at Bob Reed Pest Control for six years. He currently worked at Casa Querencia and was attending ENMU-R studying Criminal Justice.

Blaze you will be greatly missed. You have touched so many lives. God Bless You, our beloved son, brother, and uncle, you are forever in our hearts.

He is survived by his mother, Helen Montano of Roswell NM; his father, Robert Nunez and his wife Judy of Roswell NM; sister, Barbara James of Roswell; sister, Jayme Tarin and her husband Edgar of Roswell; sister, Lynnea Nunez of Atascadeo, CA; brother, Isaac Sosa of Roswell; brother, Xavier Sosa of Roswell; Grandpa, Larry Montano of Roswell and “Uncle” Larry Joe Montano; Godparents, Dwain Nunez of Placitas, NM and Jennifer Lathum of Tucumcari, NM; nieces and nephews: Breanna James of Lake Geneva,WI, Dakota James, Sarah James, Alex Tarin, Makenzie Tarin, Alayna Tarin all of Roswell; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Robert is preceded in death by great grandparents, Roman and Lucinda Nunez Sr., grandparents, Roman and Monwilla Nunez Jr; and “Grandmo”, Josephine Montano.

Pallbearers will be Isaac Sosa, Robbie Carbajal, Diego Gomez, Jarrett Hipp, Guerrero Morales, Cruz Vigil and Mike Amador.

Honorary pallbearers will be Adrian Ortega, Julian Grado, Roach Rocha, his special friend Keri Ashley, the Roswell Ballbusters BCA League, all his former teammates and too many friends to list.

Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at

Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

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