Memorial services for Richard Allen "Ric" Trujillo, 68, of Lovington, NM will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018, at 10:00 am at Jackson Ave Baptist Church with Bro. Dave Rowser officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Kirby-Smith-Rogers Funeral Home. Rick was born on July 24, 1950 in Denver, Colorado to Joe and Mary Trujillo and passed away at his residence on October 11, 2018.
Ric was raised in Lovington and attended school here, graduating in 1969. He attended Texas Tech for a while and then later attended NMJC and received his Associates degree in Business. He married Judy Boss in Las Vegas, NV on July 7, 1979 and they have shared thirty nine years of life and love together. He played football, basketball and baseball in high school and was an avid sports lover. He loved all sports and enjoyed professional teams and college teams, especially the Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears and college girls baseball. Music was of great enjoyment to Ric and he loved the "oldies" music of the "50's and 60's" and was quite a dancer. He was a jack of all trades, having done cement work, lineman for Lea Cty Electric, owning his own bar-b-que business called "The Kountry Kitchen" which was a favorite eating place for all of Lovington for many years. Ric loved his family and grandbabies and will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Trujillo.
Surviving him is his wife, Judy of the home; son: Ron Boss of Lovington; two daughters: Danielle Trujillo of Elk City, OK and Shereiss and husband Steven Norton of Lovington; two sisters: Rachel Trujillo of Hobbs, and Kathy and husband Jimmy Gutierrez of Lovington; four granddaughters: Hannah, Gracey, Aaliyah, and Amelia and a host of friends.