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Obituary: Vincent Ramon Gallegos

Mr. Gallegos

Mr. Gallegos

Vincent Ramon Gallegos, 58, of Prescott, Ariz., died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008. He was born Oct. 8, 1949, in Prescott, Ariz., the son of the late Fred and Josie Espitia-Gallegos.

Vincent graduated from Prescott High School Class of 1967 where he participated in Varsity football, basketball and baseball, all with honors and awards. In 1969, he served in the Army for four years, where he won the Korean Overseas Championship.

Vincent was employed by the City of Prescott for 36 years as a heavy equipment operator. His entire life he enjoyed playing and coaching local softball, hunting and fishing. He was an active member of the American Legion and former President of the Eagles.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife of 35 years, Margaret Gallegos; son Vincent Gallegos Jr.; daughter Alexis Gallegos; sisters Eleanor Ybarra and Antonia Wise; brother in-law to Teresa Hemerka, Richard Alvarado, Louise and David Witty, Armando and Vickie Alvarado; son-in-law to Mary Lou and Richard Alvarado; 24 nieces and nephews; and 17 great-nieces and -nephews.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008. Rosary will follow. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Sacred Heart Church Youth Ministry, 150 Fleury Ave., Prescott, AZ 86301.

Services entrusted to Hampton Funeral Home.

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