Ronald (Ronnie) Richard Cordova Sr, 63, passed away, surrounded by family, on January 26, 2018 in Gilbert, Arizona. He was born on October 12, 1954 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was son of ᵻSesario C. and Frances (Tafoya) Cordova. He is survived by sons Ronnie Jr. and wife Angelica; Juan S. and his wife Georgina, Jason A. and his wife Veronica; and daughter Marisa I. Cordova; his grandchildren Jolene, Jessica, Klaryssa and Ronald III, Juan Jr., and Anabella, Vanessa and Felicia, Jacob and Elisa and great-grandchildren, Michael Jr., and Delilah, and; his siblings Charlie & wife Florence, Viola & husband Charles, Geraldine, Robert, Mariano, Stevie & wife Janet , and Ivan & wife Wilma as well as several nieces and nephews and other relatives. Ronnie was a long time resident of Albuquerque, before moving to Oregon and finally, Arizona with family. He was a loving and supportive, larger than life man, father, and grandfather and loved watching his grandchildren grow and play sports. He enjoyed watching baseball, auto racing, basketball, and football but he especially enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys and his beloved UNM Lobos. He will be deeply missed.
A memorial service, celebrating Ronnie will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, February 9th, at Strong-Thorne Mortuary, 1100 Coal Avenue SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87106. Family and friends are welcome to gather immediately following the service at The Vintage Room Reception Center located on the property.