Mario Alfonso Balderrama Nevarez, a resident of Hobbs, NM., peacefully passed away at the University Medical Center of Lubbock, TX, on August 15th of 2020 at the age of 64. He was born on March 10th of 1956 in Santa Isabel, Chihuahua, Mexico to Abelardo Balderrama and Maria Nevarez.
Mario was preceded in death by his parents and he is survived by his wife Patricia Balderrama (Aguilar), from Hobbs, NM; his son Mario A. Balderrama Aguilar from Guadalajara, Jal. Mex; his daughter Alicia I. Balderrama Aguilar and wife Leanola Santos from Hobbs, NM; his brothers and sisters: Maria Elsa Jaquez and husband Manuel Jaquez from Hobbs, NM; Abelardo Balderrama and wife Maria Balderrama from Hobbs, NM; Miguel Balderrama and wife Emma Balderrama from Hobbs, NM; Hilda Guadalupe Montes and husband Guadalupe Montes from Waco, TX; Rosa Irma Gardea and husband Gerardo Gardea from Chihuahua, Mex., and multiple nieces and nephews.
Mario was a great man of God and an active member of the Hobbs First Assembly. He was a truly kind and caring man who was always calling and checking on his family members. He will be remembered for his love for God, his sense of humor and because he always nicknamed his nephews and nieces. Mario loved his wife dearly and he was a very loving father. He was raised in the small town of “General Trias” in the State of Chihuahua, he was a cowboy at heart who loved horses and the ranch style life.
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