Ernest John Medina, 45 of Roswell, NM went to be with our Lord on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from natural causes. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Trinity United Methodist Church located at 1413 S. Union Ave. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery.
Ernest was born in Roswell, NM to Ramona M. Medina and Alfred J. Medina on January 18, 1974. Ernest was preceded in death by his sister Brenda L. Contreras; father Alfred J. Medina; mother Ramona M. Medina; grandparents and numerous aunts and uncles.
Those left to cherish his memory are his godparents/uncle and aunt Mike and Christina Garcia; uncle Manual and his wife Lola from La Mesa, CA; niece/goddaughter Vanessa Contreras; nephew Steve Contreras both of Roswell; godson Logon Stewart of C.D.A; aunts Margaret Maez of Alamogordo, NM Elaine Young of Albuquerque, NM, and Lena Connell of Roswell, NM; cousins Suise Connell and Doris of Roswell, NM, Debbie Connell of Alamogordo, NM, and Randy Connell of McAllen, TX and aunt Bessie Aragon of McAllen, TX. Also surviving him numerous godchildren, cousins and friends.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Mark Anthony Salas, Steve (Jr) Contreras, Santiago Herrera, Amanda Ware, Sara McGraw and Vanessa Contreras. Honorary pallbearers are Steve Contreras Sr., TJ Coleman, Doug McGraw, Susie Connell and Lena Rene Vallejas.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.com.