Seferino "Sef" Gallegos born November 24, 1938 Died May 19, 2018. Sef passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at his home in Graham, Texas surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by wife Margaret "Kay" Gallegos, son Joseph Ronnie Gallegos, step-son Leslie Slay, mother Elisia Gallegos, father Atanacio Gallegos, sister Mary Isabel Alderete, brother Ruben Eloy "Goose" Gallegos, great niece Hillary Jaramillo.
He is survived by son Eloy Gallegos and wife, Clarissa of San Rafael, NM; daughter, Rachel Kendall and husband, Casey of Salt Lake City, Utah, Joann Jackson and companion Carl of Graham, Evelyn Ramona Vigil and husband, Sammy of Kingman, AZ; step-daughter, Greta Slay; step-son David Slay; grandchildren, Amanda Howell, Joseph Gallegos, Jr., Eric Jackson, Trista McCartney, Joshua Gutierrez, Sarah Rose Roybal, Dana Jackson, Sammy Vigil, Jr., Christian Gallegos, Kimberly Howell, Kelli Howell; 12 great grandchildren; brother, Adelio Gallegos and wife, Trisha of Battle Mountain, Nevada, brother, George Gallegos of Grants, NM, sister, Patsy Lopez of Belen, NM, sister, Toni Lucero of Albuquerque, NM, brother, Adam Gallegos of Albuquerque, NM, sister, Lorraine Sandoval and husband, Donald of Bluewater, NM; several nieces and nephews.
Seferino proudly served his country actively in the USMC for 3 years and then served 3 years as a member of the USMC Reserve. Sef worked many years in the drilling industry starting as a derrick hand, worked his way up to owning his own drilling rig, then retired as a truck driver.
Sef will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held in New Mexico at a later date.