Obituary: Jimmy “David” Vigil of Española


Obituary: Jimmy “David” Vigil of Española

Jimmy “David” Vigil, 66, a resident of Española passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother who raised him, Mabel Gallegos and his beloved dogs, Casper, Patches and Freckles. David was known in our community of Española as a Jewelry Artist and craftsman. He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, going fishing and of course going to the Casino.

He enjoyed spending time with his biker buddies and with his wife. He always had a smile, and he will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. David is survived by his wife, Yvonne Trujillo of Espanola; daughter, Carrie Diehl and husband Adam of Fresno CA; step-son, Steven M. Griego of Española, step daughter, Amanda Griego of Española; brothers, Robert Spiess of Albuquerque, Orlando Gallegos and wife Priscilla of Alcalde, sisters, Irene Martinez, Frieda Turnner, Rita Roybal, Rosemary Benavidez, Elenor Martinez, and Carla Gallegos all of Santa Fe; granddaughter, Jazlin Diehl, grandson, Wyatt Diehl both of Fresno CA; close friends, Danny Atencio and wife Lucille of La Mesilla, Elmer Sanchez of Hernandez, Sheriff, James Lujan and wife Julie of Española.

Public visitation will begin on Friday, September 4, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a Memorial Service to follow at 12:00 p.m.

The family of Jimmy David Vigil has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 –