Obituaries

Home: Riverton, UT
Death Date: January 28, 2017
Birthdate: October 8, 1950
Place Of Birth: Lajara, Colorado
Service Information: Friday, February 3, 2017 6:00 PM
Service Location: Starks Funeral Parlor

Robert Joe Tafoya Jr. + Enlarge

Robert Joe Tafoya Jr. was a loyal son to Mary Rita and Joe Robert Tafoya, a supportive brother to Roy, Maryann and Lefty, and a loving father to Paul, Michelle, Mario, Tara and Celia. He had a strong faith in God and taught us to love God with all of our hearts, our minds, and our souls. He was a man of good character and could fill any room with laughter. Robert was compassionate, loyal and hard-working. He enjoyed living his life to the fullest by racing cars, motorcycle riding, playing pool, bowling, and dancing; but most of all, by his love for music. Robert loved to the fullest and touched many hearts and minds. He was a caring man that will be greatly missed. 

Robert is survived by his children; Paul Patrick Tafoya, Michelle Velarde, Mario Velarde, Tara Tafoya, and Celia Tafoya. His sister Maryann Espinosa, brother-in-law Lefty Espinoza, and brother Roy Tafoya. As well as all of his grandchildren.Robert is preceded in death by Mary Rita Tafoya and Joe Robert Tafoya.

A celebration of life will be held at Starks Funeral Parlor 3651 South  900 East on Friday February 3rd 2017 from 6 to 8. Guests are encouraged to use the free valet parking on the Northside of the Parlor. 

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