Obituary:Joe R. Roybal of Peñasco


Obituary:Joe R. Roybal of Peñasco

Joe R. Roybal, 78, a resident of Peñasco, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andronico and Leonarda Roybal; in-laws, Willie and Eufelia Rodriguez; sisters, Eileen Esquibel and Rose Medina; brother, Albert Roybal; brother-in-law, Willie Rodriguez; niece, Andronica Gonzales and nephew, Rick Dominguez.

Joe is survived by his wife, Lydia Roybal; daughter Elizabeth Roybal, son, Joe Roy (Candi) Roybal; grandchildren, Michael (Amanda), Timothy (Shiela), Destiny (Robert), Samuel (Heather), Jonathan (Maria), step-grandchildren, Derek (Samantha) and Dylan Lujan, great-grandchildren, AngelusJerome, AmethystJade, AlbianJames, Miguel Antonio, Daniel Andres and Robert Joe; sister, Virginia Roybal, brother, Ivan (Christine) Roybal; sister-in-law’s, Juanita Roybal (Carpio) and Ruby Rodriguez, brother-in-law’s, Wilbert Rodriguez and Obed Medina along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the Peñasco Community Center with Rev. David Sipp officiating.

The family would like to thank Presbyterian and Amber Care for the care they gave our beloved Joe.


The family of Joe R. Roybal has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.