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Johnnie M. Gamboa


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Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, June 23, 2017 at Ballard Funeral Home for Johnnie M. Gamboa, 87, who passed on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at home surrounded by his loved ones. Lay-Pastor Alex Sigala will officiate with burial to follow at General Douglas McBride Veterans Cemetery. Roswell Veteran’s Honor Guard will conduct military graveside services.
Johnnie was born January 22, 1930 in Roswell, NM to Johnnie Gamboa and Nellie Gueviro Gamboa, who preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his son Frankie Gamboa; daughter “DG” Delores Cribbs and a great-great granddaughter. Johnnie married Louise M. Carter on December 8, 1951 in Dunn, NC who survives him in Roswell, NM.
He is also survived by his son Danny Gamboa of Roswell, NM; daughters Liz Sigala and husband Albert, Diana Borton and Debbie Sigala and husband Alex; brother Ronald Gamboa; 13 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
Johnnie was born and raised in Roswell, NM. He retired as a carpenter. Johnnie loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He will be truly missed.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.com.