Joseph Vernon Vigil, age 62, passed away on November 23, 2023, at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Born in Las Vegas, New Mexico on July 17, 1961, Joseph lived a life imbued with dedication and passion.
Joseph found fulfillment in his profession as a locksmith and mechanic helper, where he showcased his remarkable skills and commitment to his craft. His genuine love for these trades resonated with all who had the pleasure of working alongside him.
While captivating others with his workmanship, Joseph also found solace in the great outdoors. Fishing and engaging in various outdoor activities gave him a profound sense of tranquility and allowed him to revel in the natural beauty that surrounded him. Such moments would surely have brought him immeasurable joy and contentment.
In sharing his passion for the NFL team known as the Raiders, Joseph displayed an unwavering loyalty that mirrored his steadfast character. The camaraderie forged through supporting this team undoubtedly fostered cherished memories amongst family and friends alike.
An avid collector of antiques, Joseph possessed an appreciation for history that was evident in the items he gathered throughout the years. Each artifact held a story—a testament to Joseph's fascination with the past and his deep respect for preserving cultural heritage.
Above all else, Joseph's heart belonged to his family and friends. Their company brought him immense happiness and enriched his life immeasurably. He shared a profound bond with each sibling—Henry and Lucy, Leroy, Don and Deanna, Jeanie and Raymond, Yolanda—and treasured every moment spent together. Indeed, Joseph's heart extended beyond immediate kin; he was blessed with numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins who adored him dearly.
In this time of grief, let us remember the remarkable life of Joseph Vernon Vigil—a life lived with dedication, passion, and a love for those around him. May the memories we hold dear provide solace as we celebrate the legacy he leaves behind.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the caring professionals of
Trujillo Family Funeral Home
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