William Santiago Padilla
May 24, 1982  -  March 7, 2017

William Santiago Padilla

Funeral Service
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
299 3rd Street
Capitan, NM  88316
Saturday, March 18, 2017
10:30 AM
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William Santiago Padilla was a life long resident of Lincoln County died on March 7, 2017.

William is survived by his parents, Jimmy Padilla, Debbie Padilla; children, Joshua Onsurez, William Padilla Jr.; sister, Melanie Smith and brother-in-law Larry Smith; nephews, Gage Whipple, Jacob Smith, Austin Smith; nieces, Chloe Whipple, Haven
Whipple, Gabby Smith, Sophia Smith and Grandmother Gloria Aldaz.

William was a graduate of Capitan High School where he played football, basketball, and ran track. William was also a mechanic by trade, and certified heavy equipment operator. He also had a passion for building cars and motorcycles.

Fishing, camping, car shows, drag races, family gatherings, Tiger football games, and getting together with friends were his favorite pass times.

Funeral services for William are scheduled for Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 10:30 AM at Sacred Heart Church in Capitan, New Mexico. There will be a rosary, followed by the funeral mass. The interment will follow at Rancho De Torres mile marker 314 on highway 380.

The family would like to invite to have lunch at the Sacred Heart Church Parish Hall.


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  1. Jeff vargas
    Nogal nm,

  2. Bob and Inez Marrs
    Eagar,, AZ

    Our deepest sympathies!! May our dear Lord keep you in his care during this difficult time. You're in our thoughts and prayers. Bob and Inez Marrs

  3. Mike Long
    Capitan, NM

    Jimmy & Debbie you know my heart felt thoughts will always be with you, Love you always.

  4. Elias & Dora Lopez
    Carlsbad, NM

    Our deepest condolences to you Jimmy and Debbie, Melanie and the rest of the family. May he Rest in Eternal Peace. Love you.

  5. Fr. David J Bergs
    Puerto Vallarta, MX, NM

    My condolences on the death of William Padilla. I remember him as a generous helpful friend. I will remember him in the Intentions at my Masses.

  6. Payne Family
    Ruidoso, NM

    We extend our sincere condolences to the entire Padilla family. In this sad time may you find strength in our heavenly Father's promise that we can be reunited with our loved ones who have fallen asleep in death by means of a resurrection and death will be no more. Revelation 21:3-4, John 5:28.
    May this precious hope that awaits us, with the love of family and friends, bring a measure of comfort now and in the days ahead.

    Capitan, NM


  8. Larry, Bernadette, Hollie and Jordan Flynn
    Falling Waters, WV

    We love and miss you William. We are happy knowing you are at peace and forever in the arms of our Lord. Ride free and content in the kingdom of God and wartch over us. Until we meet again little cousin...

  9. Lucy Jaramillo
    Roswell, NM

    Love the memories we had ..such a sweet young man full of life...fly high R.I.P.

  10. Summer Phelps
    Ruidoso downs, NM

    Sending healing prayers and hugs to all his friends and family. May you have peace knowing he is in God's hands and watching over till you meet again.

  11. Keena
    Capitan, NM

    I love you William !! Keep my spot for me my friend !! Rest In Peace 😇 See you on the other side !! I love you my oldest friend . In my heart you will always be .

  12. Manny and Banessa Tejeda
    Ruidoso, NM

    Words can not express how truest and deeply saddened we are to have lost such an amazing friend. We hope that you are able to comfort and strength in family and friends that are greiving in this loss with you.

  13. Larry & Liz Ysasi and Family
    Carrizozo, NM

    You have our deepest, sincerest sympathy

  14. Trina Zamora
    Ruidoso, NM

    You will be missed that great smile you always had, now its time to be with the rest of the family that has gone on, what is good is that now you can watch over the ones you left behind that you love.

  15. Margaret gallegos
    Roswell, NM

    I am so sorry for your loss you and Jimmy will be in my prayers

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