Paul Telles De La Torre, Jr Obituary
Paul Telles De La Torre Jr., 55years old and long time resident of Truth or Consequences New Mexico passed away on August 26th, 2022 after a prolonged illness.
Paul proudly served his country and was a Navy veteran serving on the USS Buchanan.
He loved the water, was scuba diver at Elephant Butte Park. He was a very skilled boat mechanic and had a wish to build his own jet boat.
Paul is survived by his mother Yolanda Gonzales Toms of Silver City NM. his father Paul De La Torre Sr. of Truth or Consequences NM. Paul’s sister Diane Alfred of Fort Brag NC and three children, Daughter Cheyenne Gillespie of Truth or Consequences NM. Dustin De La Torre of Truth or Consequences NM. and Dillin De La Torre of Albuquerque NM. Plus one grand child with Dustin De La Torre, Colt De La Torre and Kerian Gillespie son of Cheyenne Gillespie. Paul Jr. also had a niece and nephew, Bladimire and Raechyl Rodriguez of Bayard NM. Paul Jr. is also survived by Former wife and mother of his two boys, Jennifer De La Torre of Arrey NM. Paul Jr. included in his life and spoke often with love for of his step father Marshal Toms of Silver City NM. and his 20 + year partner Kriste Hansen and her daughter Jeanna Garcia.
Those of us who knew Paul saw the strong, proud alpha male he was. We also saw the kind, caring, loving and always forgiving father and son. We saw a man with faults like we all have but we saw that he was constantly tied to better himself. Then, there is that one trait we all benefited from and that was Paul was so very generous with himself. Paul gave all of us his time, attention, support and love with out any hesitation or reservations.
A celebration of Paul Jr’s life to be held at a future date in Truth or Consequences, NM
Jr’s phone contact list will be used to advise the information
We miss you Paul. God Bless!