Obituaries

Obituary notices.

dannelley 01Robert A. Dannelley, 81, a lifelong resident of Grant County was called home Dec. 18, 2021, at La Posada Inpatient hospice in Las Cruces, NM. Robert (Bobby) was born September 20, 1940, in Santa Rita, NM to Clay and Myrtle Dannelley both of Silver City, NM. He graduated from Western high school in 1958. He went on to join the Navy, where he served his country from 1958-1964. After returning, he went to work for Kennecott in Hurley, NM. He worked for a number of years driving a bull wagon for Raymond Crumbley. Bobby had a passion for horses and the cowboy way of life. He was a cowboy for several ranches, including the GOS, then out to Lake Valley for Walt Greeman, then on to the Flying A Ranch west of Silver City, and then to H Heart Ranch. He was an active member of the Hurley roping club. He worked for Fowler Brothers driving trucks and equipment. He would end out his working career with Southwest Concrete and Paving, where he drove transports and haul trucks. 

He will be remembered by many and deeply missed.

billwindsorWilliam “Bill” Windsor, age 82, of Silver City NM, entered eternal rest December 15, 2021. William was born Nov. 22,1939 to Leland Windsor and Audrey Williams in Wallace Idaho. Mr. Windsor graduated from Bisbee High School in Bisbee Arizona. After Graduation he joined the Navy, and served his country for four Years. He then returned to Bisbee Arizona, and began working for Phelps Dodge Mining Corp, and met his wife of 30 years, Annetta. Bill enjoyed bowling, working, puzzles, and watching sports of any kind, especially the sports his kids played. After more than 30 years he retired from Phelps Dodge-Tyrone in 2002. After retirement, you could often find Bill with his brother Art having breakfast at the Drifter Café. He will be remembered by many and deeply missed.

James Williams, a resident of Luna, NM entered eternal rest Sunday, December 26, 2021 at his residence.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

Elvira “Vera” Sierra, 99, a resident of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at her son’s home in Rio Rancho, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

rickerson 02Pinkie Ruth Skinner Rickerson 100, of Silver City, NM entered eternal rest December 17, 2021. She was born July 5, 1921 in Carrizozo, NM. Pinkie married the love of her life, Winzell Harry Rickerson, March 2, 1940; they were married until his passing in 2006. Remarkably, she was an astute business woman who owned and operated her own beauty salon. Her love for food and family came together every week as she cooked elaborate meals to bring everyone together. As a woman of multiple talents, Nannie (as she was known by all) was skilled at crocheting an intricate blanket, cooking stacked red enchiladas, and cheering for her beloved Dallas Cowboys - all at the same time. She had an intense love for animals and treated her pets like family. Her love was absolutely endless for her family members and friends and no one left her presence without receiving God’s blessing over them.

bobbymunoz“Bobby” Muñoz, 76, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque, NM. He was born May 26, 1945 in Gallup, NM to Gabriel Muñoz and Susan Torres Muñoz.

Bobby became a master barber in 1965 and in the 1970’s opened his business, Bobby’s California Concept. He continued there till 1978 when he moved his shop to Bayard and was very successful. Then in 1994 his wife Betty joined him and they named the business Bobby and Betty’s Hair Concept. They worked together till they recently retired. They were always together and enjoyed working side by side. Bobby was loved by his customers and always looked forward to seeing them. It was like having friends over all the time. He will be greatly missed by many.

ronreeseRonald “Ronnie” Reese, 63, passed away at Gila Regional Medical Center on December 20, 2021. Ronald was born in Beeville, TX on September 11, 1958 to Elmer and Sylvia Reese.  

Ronald enjoyed the outdoors, he loved being creative and working with his hands. Ronald spent numerous years working in maintenance in the Grant Count area and excelled. He had also earned a welding degree from Western New Mexico University. Ronald was known to many as a kind and loving person, opening his home to those in need.

Robert “Bobby” Muñoz, 76, a resident of Bayard, NM entered eternal rest Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque, NM.  Arrangements are pending with Terrazas Funeral Chapels ~ 575-537-0777.

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