A resident of Roswell for the past 40 years, Gilbert O. Ornelas passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at the age of 65. He passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Big Spring, Texas, on Aug. 2, 1948, to Serapio and Santiga Ornelas. They both preceded him in death; as well as his brother, Carlos Ornelas.
Gilbert served in the U.S. Army and fought in the Vietnam War. On Dec. 1, 1973, he was honorably discharged from the armed forces. Then, on July 14, 1974, he married the love of his life, Maria del Login to read more