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Eliseo M. Arias “Popcorn”


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ELISEO M. ARIAS “POPCORN”, 78, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020, in Roswell, New Mexico. No services will be held at this time. Please take a moment and share a kind thought or memory with Eliseo’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.

On July 23, 1942, Eliseo was born to Jose and Concepcion Arias in Roswell, New Mexico. He was the beloved husband of Emma Rodriguez Arias, who he married on May 5, 1963, in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Prior to retirement, Eliseo worked as a truck driver for several businesses, including Glovers, Budweiser, Coors and Fuller Plumbing. He enjoyed cooking Carnitas and spending time with his family. Eliseo was a friend to many and visited local businesses. He will be profoundly missed by his family and friends.

SURVIVORS: Those left to cherish the memories of Eliseo are his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Emma Rodriguez Arias; as well as his children, Juan Arias of Roswell, Carmen Arias of Roswell and Melissa Arias of Albuquerque; grandchildren: Alessandra Arias, Edward Griego, Cassandra Arias, Anthony Aguirre, Anai Arias, Aitana Arias and Antoinette Diaz; great-grandchildren: Naveah Munoz, Kaiden Griego, Daniel Munoz, Leahnae Olivares, Mila Quiroz and Luke Carrillo; as well as his sister, Josephine Arias of Roswell, NM.

PRECEDED: Eliseo was preceded in death by his son, Eliseo Rafael Arias; parents, Jose and Concepcion Arias; siblings: Ernest Arias, Ralph Arias, John Arias, Carmen M. Arias and Alfred Arias; nephews: Ricardo Arias, Fernando Arias, Arturo Arias, Joseph Arias; niece, Josephine Arias; and his great-nephew, Ernie Ray Rullan.

The family would like to give a special “Thank You” to Sunset Villa and Casa Maria for caring for Eliseo. Thanks to all the family and friends for sharing food and memories.

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