Paul Romero, age 53, of Roswell, NM, passed away Sunday February 5, 2017. Viewing will be 5:00 PM Wednesday February 8, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A rosary will be recited 7:00 PM Wednesday February 8, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday February 9, 2017. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.
During his younger years Paul played football and baseball, of which football was his favorite. He loved hunting and dancing as well. At age 14 Paul battled cancer and lost one leg but survived. He earned his degree in Business at Eastern New Mexico University. He worked most of his life at Job Corps and the rest of his life FLETC. Paul didn't have much but made due with what he had; always provided for his family, working endless hours and never giving up. He endured some of life's toughest challenges. Paul was a man even in the darkest hours who stayed strong and hopeful, something that he passes on to his loved ones. He will be greatly missed.
He is preceded in death by his father Paul S. Romero.
He is survived by his mother Ida D. Romero, his spouse Lupe Romero, his only son Paul W. Romero, sisters Irene and Barbara, brothers Harry and Ed, and many loved ones.