Sharing memories with long-time friend always pleasant

Lynn Moncus Rarely does a day go by without there being pleasant experiences and surprises from friends. Last week, for instance, Roy Penix and his wife Rita were here from Utah and took the time to call to ask me out for dinner and then for breakfast. Roy was one of my brother’s classmates and […]

Resident keeps smoke shop alive

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An effort to keep business alive in Tucumcari is the reason Roy McKinney said he bought Route 66 Smoke Shack. “I have looked around town and seen so many businesses have closed,” McKinney said. “This town can not afford to lose businesses left and right.” The business, formerly known […]

2-3 Obituaries

Doyle L. Hall

Cowboy creativity entertaining

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist Cowboys can be quite creative when hard times cut into the daily operating expenses. Take Roy’s cousin BB. One of BB’s heifers had come off his badlands and crossed onto Roy’s pasture. On that fateful day BB had driven his pickup and gooseneck trailer to Roy’s place to pick him […]

Roy “Bogie” Chapman Bogart, Jr

Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Roy “Bogie” Chapman Bogart., 83, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 in Amarillo, Texas.

Roy “Bogie” Chapman Bogart Jr.

Services: Private family services will be held a later date Roy “Bogie” Chapman Bogart Jr., 83, died Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Bogart was born on May 15, 1924 in Tucumcari to Roy and Flora (Rucker) Bogart. He was a WWII veteran who joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 and served in […]

Liberato “Levi” Garcia

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Services: Have been held Liberato “Levi” Garcia, 73, a resident of Roy, New Mexico died Wednesday, June 27, 2007, in Roy. He was born in Garita on July 25, 1933 to the late Juan R. Garcia and Rumalda Martinez Garcia who survives him. He was united in marriage in Trujillo on Feb. 13, 1952 to […]

Edna Mae Arbuckle

Services: 2 p.m. in the Mosquero Community Church at Mosquero, N.M. Edna Mae Arbuckler, 80, died on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at the Oddesy Hospice in Amarillo, Texas.   Mrs. Arbuckle was born March 29, 1927 in Roy, N.M., to Arthur and Tonita Shrum. She had been a member of the Mosquero Community Church. She […]

John “Jay” Nials

Services: 2 p.m. (CST), on Friday a memorial service will be held at the Nara Visa Community Center. John “Jay” Nials, 75, died Sunday, March 4, 2007, in Hartley County, Texas. Mr. Nials was born Oct. 3, 1931 near Hudson, N.M. to John Linden and Ethel Laurinda (Payton) Nials. He grew up near Logan. Mr. […]

Roy Eldon Williams, Jr.

Services: 1 p.m. today, First Baptist Church, Moriarty, N.M. Roy Eldon Williams, Jr. died Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at his home in Moriarty. Mr. Williams was born Nov. 24, 1942 in Albuquerque to Roy Eldon and Mary Jane Winn Williams, Sr. He is survived by his sons, Joe “Pete” Williams, Roy Eldon Williams, III, and […]