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Leroy ‘Lee’ Ray Zamora, Sr.

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LEROY “LEE” RAY ZAMORA, SR., 74, was called to his Heavenly home on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Please take a moment and share a kind thought or memory with Leroy’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.

“Lee” was born on June 20, 1945, in Oakland, California, to John Bautista Zamora and Teresa Gamboa Zamora, both have preceded him in death. He was raised in Lincoln, NM, and eventually moved to Roswell. Lee attended ENMU-R before enlisting in the US Army. He served twenty-five years of Military Service, which included both served in the Army and Navy. During that time, Lee was based in California. Upon retiring from the Military, he returned to Roswell and worked with the City of Roswell Road Department. Lee loved to joke around and give people a hard time. He loved to fish and hunt and always talked about his special fishing trips with his brother, Gene.

PRECEDED: Preceding Lee in death are his parents, John Bautista and Teresa Zamora; brothers: Ruben Zamora, Gene Zamora; and sister, Marilyn Zamora.

SURVIVORS: Surviving to cherish eternal memories of Lee are his longtime companion, Debra Bustamantes; brother, Ernest Zamora; sisters: Mary Matta and husband Vicente, Edith Arias and husband Robert; sons: Lee Zamora Jr., Shawn Zamora; daughter, Melinda Salinas; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews, as well as his beloved pets: Titi, Pappy, and Peaches.

SERVICES: There will be a viewing held Friday, August 2, 2019, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. Lee’s Memorial Service will be held, on Saturday, August 3, 2019, 2:00 PM at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home.

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A special thanks to special friends: Isaiah and Maria Campos, and Ken and Nikki Brown for all their support.

Leroy’s tribute was written in his honor by his family.

 

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