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Pat A. Trujillo (1940-2018)

Pat A. Trujillo 78, of Amarillo died Tuesday, July 10, 2018 in Amarillo.

Rosary will be said at 6:00 PM Friday, July 20th at St. Joseph's Church, 4122 S. Bonham St. Mass will be at 11:00 AM Saturday at St. Joseph's Church with Fr. Hector Madrigal, celebrant officiating.  Arrangements are by Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel, 2800 S. Osage St.

Pat was born in Mosquero, NM. He owned and operated Pat's City Bar and Erma's Coffee Shop in Mosquero. He was honored to have served Harding County, NM as their Sheriff for several years. Pat made many life-long friends and was well respected. He adored his family and they loved him very much. Pat was very compassionate and hard working.

He married the love of his life, Erma Garcia on June 25, 1960 in Dalhart.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years; two sons, Patrick Trujillo and his wife Lorraine of Las Vegas, NM and Anthony Trujillo of Amarillo; two daughters, Vicky Trujillo of Dalhart and Tina Schmidt and her husband Russell of Amarillo; a son in law, Richard Gonzales of Dalhart; six grandchildren, Michelle, Daniel, Brandon, Roman, Matthew and Ryan and one great-granddaughter Brinley.

Courtesy of Rector Funeral Home

Billie J. "Jackie" Simmons Holycross (1924-2018)

Drucilla Ann Echols (1944-2018)