Memorial services for Eladio Dominguez, 78, of Lovington, NM will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10:00 am at Kirby-Smith-Rogers Funeral Home. The family will conduct the service.
Rosary will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the funeral home. Mr. Dominguez was born in Pruvedencia, Chihuahua, Mexico on February 18, 1941 to Manuel and Francisca (Acosta) Dominguez and passed away on August 26, 2019 in Lubbock, TX. Eladio came to the United States when he was very young and New Mexico became his home. He worked in the oilfields, first for 55 Well Service and for Select Well Service, then Key Well Services and later he bought his own swabbing unit and ran his own business until his retirement. Eladio never missed one day of work, he was a committed and dedicated person. He enjoyed gardening, raising goats, boxing, music and dancing and horse racing. He was a people person and always seemed to like taking care of everyone. He liked to joke and laugh and enjoy life. He was a loving father and loved his family.
Preceding him in death were his parents; one great-grandaughter: Evelyn Marie O'Connor; one brother: Federico Dominguez and one sister: Elfida Jordan.
Surviving him is his wife Chay Dominguez of Lovington; one son: Eladio Dominguez Jr of Lovington; two daughters: Melissa and husband Chad Carpenter of Queen Creek, AZ and Ora and husband Oscar Madrid of Albuquerque, NM; four brothers: Manuel, Oscar, Francisco and Raul Dominguez and one sister: Evangelina Jordan and eight grandchildren: Joshua, Nickol, Devin, Clay, Tanner, Cole, Matthew, Madison and five great-grandchildren: Abby, C. J., Cameron, Xanali, and Kaius and a host of friends.