Robert “Bobby” O. Carrasco, 84, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Friday, October 9, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born June 3, 1936 in Santa Rita, NM to Manuel Carrasco and Elisa Ontiveros Carrasco. Mr. Carrasco proudly served his country with the U. S. Air Force.
He is survived by five sons, Robert A. Carrasco Jr., Gilbert A. Carrasco and wife Debra, Felix Dean Carrasco, Dennis Ray Carrasco, and Eric James Carrasco and wife Emily; one daughter, Monica Marie Carrasco-Reyes and husband Ray; fifteen grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; three brothers, David Carrasco and wife Trinidad; Manuel Carrasco Jr., Frankie Carrasco and wife Alicia; six sisters, Veva Flores, Alice Gonzales and husband Jiggs, Susana Wholey, Maria Elena Chavez, Margaret “Peggy” Carrasco, and Rachel Geddes and husband Kyle. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sara Polanco Carrasco; two sons, Roger Carrasco and Kenneth Carrasco; one sister, Estella Kachele.
Visitation will be Monday, October 19 from 5-6pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary being recited by Father Martin Okonkwo to begin at 6pm. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 20 at 9:30am at St. Francis Newman Center with Father Bartholomew Ezenwelem officiating. Concluding service and interment will take place at Fort Bayard National cemetery with full military honors. Pallbearers will be Felix Dean Carrasco, Dennis Ray Carrasco, Eric James Carrasco, Jaxon Carrasco, Santiago Andrez Arredondo, and Nathan Elijah Carrasco.
Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.