Abraham V. Peña Sr., 64, was born on March 19, 1956 to Jose and Sara Pena in San Antonio, TX. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend; Abraham went home to our Lord on Saturday, November 28, 2020 in Lubbock, TX. He graduated from Hobbs High School, Class of 1974, after which he went on to serve his country in the Army and later in the National Guard. After an honorable discharge from the military, he joined the local fire department as a firefighter/EMT and served his community for four years before deciding to enter into the oil industry, where he remained for the next thirty plus years. During his wonderful life he was also a member of several organizations, such as the Eagles Lodge and the V.F.W. He was a very loyal and active member at Vida Nueva church, where he served as an elder. Abraham was well known by many people for his kindness, funny antics and for the big and generous heart he had. The wonderfully funny person he was, not only to his family but also to the people he met in his everyday life, regardless if they were strangers or people he knew will never be forgotten and forever be cherished. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Ramon, George, David and Perfecto Peña and sisters Antonia, Elena Quiroz and Irene Ramirez. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 43 years, Sylvia Peña; son’s Abraham Pena Jr, David and Rosalyn Pena; daughter Alicia Pena Aldaco and spouse Jesse Aldaco and his 6 grandchildren Elyse, Ethan and Jadon Peña, and Tino, Eli and Myla Aldaco. He is also survived by brothers Joe, Francisco “Pancho”, Martin and Santos Peña; sisters Mary Reinhart, Sylvia Cruz and Sara Lara and also many nephews, nieces, and cousins.
A viewing for his family and friends will be held from 10:00AM to 1:30 PM, Monday, December 7, 2020 at Griffin Funeral Home, however due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a Private Funeral Service will be held for immediate family and siblings only. Those who wish to watch the services only may do so at Griffin Funeral Home’s website. Pastor Luis Ruiz to officiate. Please be advised that masks and social distancing will be enforced. For online condolences and to view the funeral service please visit www.griffinfuneralhomehobbs.com
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