David Joe Trujillo

David Joe “La Zorra” Trujillo age 47, a resident of Chimayo passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 following a short illness. David was preceded in death by his son, David Trujillo, Jr.; grandparents, Tomas and Maria Silva who helped raise him; aunt who was like a sister, Mary Helen Silva; father-in-law, Paul Medina; sister-in-law, Tammie Medina; uncle, Tommy Medina; grandmother, Susie “Nana” Duran; his cat, Patches. He loved playing basketball, loved his low riders, watching his Denver Broncos, and was a diehard Española Valley Sundevil fan. David loved hunting, fishing, camping, and just being outdoors. Mr. Trujillo is survived by his wife, Paula Medina; daughter, Miranda Trujillo (Eric Bustos); parents, Dora and Leland Martinez; mother-in-law Annabelle Medina; nephew who was like a son, Jesse War; God-son, Damian Gallegos; brothers, Lonnie Trujillo (Audrey), Leland Martinez, Jr. all of Chimayo and Eugene Trujillo of Truchas; aunts who were like sisters, Liza Silva, Porfie Romero both of Denver, Colorado, Elsie Silva of Española, Gloria Silva of Chimayo; uncles who were like brothers, Tommy “Corn” Silva, Jr. (Michelle) of Espanola, Elmer Silva (Lori) of Espanola; very close primo, Felipito Duran of Albuquerque; best friends, Mike “Showtime” Gallegos, Mark “Panties Down” Vigil, Jimmy “Harley” Herrera; close friend/brother, Daniel Garcia; dogs, Riley, “Shorty”, Sheba; his cat, Jasmine and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Public visitation will begin on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory, with a rosary to follow at 7:00 p.m. Memorial mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Chimayo, with a burial to follow at El Potrero Cemetery. The family of David Joe Trujillo has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory of the Espanola Valley. 505-747-7477 or

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