Army Private 1st Class

Date of BirthJanuary 08, 1949

Gilbert Mendoza  Lujan Obituary

Date of BirthJanuary 08, 1949

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Date of PassingApril 24, 2021

Gilbert Mendoza Lujan Obituary

from Lubbock, Texas, United States

Date of BirthJanuary 08, 1949

Gilbert Mendoza  Lujan Obituary

Date of BirthJanuary 08, 1949

717 Views

Date of PassingApril 24, 2021

Gilbert Mendoza Lujan Obituary

from Lubbock, Texas, United States


Army Private 1st Class

Gilbert Lujan, 72, of Lubbock, Texas, passed on April 24, 2021 in Lubbock. Gilbert was born on January 08, 1949 in Carlsbad, New Mexico to Adon and Carmen Lujan.

Gilbert was raised in Loving, NM where he attended Loving Schools. On April 28, 1969 Gilbert was drafted into the U.S Army where he served in the Vietnam War untill being discharged.

Gilbert was a member of the Catholic Church and lived many years in Lovington, NM where he worked on the oilfield pulling units and raised his family before moving to Lubbock, Tx. where he retired and made his permanent home,

A devoted son to his parents and and amazing brother to his siblings. There was just something special about Gilbert and the overall relationships he carried with all who knew him. A kindred spirit who enjoyed cooking-out, talking about various things with his friends and family. Gilbert was a man who loved to help a stranger.

Gilbert sufferd tragady in July of 1990 with the sudded tragic loss of his son Gilbert Lujan Jr . A void was left in his broken heart that was felt by all who knew him for many years, but soon the joy of becoming a grandfather helped him to move on. Being a grandfather was his life and every minute spent with his grandkids was a true blessing.

Gilbert was proceeded in death by his son Gilbert Lujan Jr, Parents Adon and Carmen Mendoza Lujan. Brother's Daniel Lujan, Sam Luljan, Adan (Lujie) Lujan Jr. and Gary Lujan. Sister's Lorina Alicea and Sheila Ramirez

He is survived by his sons Jacob and Jerry Lujan and 6 grandchildren

Siblings; Delia Alvarez (Adolfo), Abel Lujan (Ernestina), Mike Lujan (Linda), Margie L. Madrid, Thelma Lujan (Louis) and Sandra Lujan

One aunt and numorous nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held Friday, June 11, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the Loving Guevara Park Pavilion on South 4th St. Loving, NM

A celebration of life potluck reception will fallow immediatly fallowing the service.

The family would like to ask everyone to please share the obituary as to get everyone informed who might wish to attend.

For more information please feel free to call Saul Ray Sanchez at 575-361-5368

This obituary is administered by:
~ Saul Sanchez ~

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