Mr. Lara, 46, died Thursday, October 3, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Fr. Paul Murtagh, SS.CC. [auth] will officiate at the services with burial at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Manuel Lara, Mark Brizeno, John Brizeno, Joe Gonzales, Eddie Artiaga and Ronnie Artiaga.
A rosary is also scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Grace Church. Visitation will be at Our Lady of Grace, beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Phillip was born July 3, 1967, in Artesia, New Mexico; the son of Tony Lara Jr. and Socorro (Alvarado) Jr. He was a longtime area resident.
He was a handyman and a member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church.
He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Patrick Lara; and sisters: Debbie Lara and Carolina Lara.
Survivors include his mother, Socorro Lara, of Roswell; son Zachary Lara, of Artesia; brothers: Rodney Lara of Artesia, and Anthony Lara III, of Artesia; sisters: Annette Meeks, of Roswell, and Candace D. Lara, of Artesia.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Terpening & Son Mortuary. Please express condolences at artesiafunerals.com.