Benjamin Ray Armijo Sr.

Ben Armijo Sr.

Ben Armijo Sr.

Born: Oct. 29, 1957 in Rawlins

Died: Aug. 22, 2016 in Wamsutter

Ben is survived by one son, Benjamin Ray Armijo Jr.; two daughters, Vanessa Amber Armijo and Terra Lenae Valles (Guadalupe); mother, Carmen Armijo-Baldonado; one brother, David Armijo (Frieda); two sisters, Darlene Lovato and Sandy Martinez (Roger); three grandchildren, Estrella Armijo, Benjamin Armijo and Fabian Valles.

Ben was preceded in death by his father, Eliseo Armijo; grandparents, Lucario and Lola Armijo; his good friends Sammy Sanchez and Billy Garcia.

Ben graduated from Rawlins High School in 1976. His greatest pleasures were taking care of his children, reading, fishing, watching old movies, BBQs and sight seeing.

Honorary urn bearers will be his nephews, Lee Armijo, David Armijo, Mathew Armijo, Isaiah Armijo and his friends, Tony Herrera and Bert Martinez.

Favorite saying: "Just try it."

Funeral services will be held at Saint Joseph's at 10 a.m. on Sept. 1, 2016. Rosary will be at Saint Joseph's at 7 p.m. on Aug. 31, 2016.

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