Rudy Victor Montoya, 1949-2018


Rudy V. Montoya, 1949 - October 23, 2018.

Biography: Rudy Victor Montoya, 69, of Taos passed away on October 23, 2018.

He is preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Trujillo, father, Eulogio Joe Montoya, sister, Helen Montoya, brothers, Ernest, Richard “Pancho”, Leroy Montoya and brother in-law, Herman “Red” Trujillo.

He is survived by his children, Ronnie Montoya, Robert Trujillo (Cindy), Richard Montoya and Becky Leyba (Dion), mother, Esmiria Montoya, grandchildren, LeAndra and Kandice Montoya, Avery Trujillo and Allison Watts, Dioniique, Tiffany and Aliyah Leyba, brothers, Tomas, Jerry (Gloria) and Michael Montoya (Lori), sisters, Merlin Romero (Eloy), Loretta Montoya and Maryann Fernandez (Vicente), brothers in law, Daniel and Leroy Trujillo (Mona), many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 from 5-7 PM at Rivera Chapel. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 11 am at Rivera Chapel, with interment to follow at the Pacheco Cemetery at 1:00 PM.

Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home, Taos. To share a memory, please visit our website at


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