On May 18th, 2023, Anthony (Tony) Sanchez passed away due to injuries resulting in a motorcycle accident. Tony was born February 21st, 1973. He had lived in Alameda all his life. He played soccer for Alameda and made some lifelong friends. Tony attended Cibola High School and graduated from Albuquerque High School. He was currently working for High Desert LLC.
Tony’s motto was “God- Family- Country. “He loved all three. His family meant everything to him. Especially his son’s Estevan R. Sanchez, Luke Sanchez, and Tony Sanchez. Tony liked to work on their cars together. Tony also, had been teaching them how to handle guns, and went target practicing on the weekends.
Tony like being with his brothers having a cold beer and teasing each other about their younger days. He liked bowling, riding motorcycles, and cheering on the K.C. Chief’s. Tony watched every game, he also liked going to trips, and going to the lake with his cousin Andrew.
Tony loved to make people laugh. Even at his bad jokes. He had a big heart along with a big smile that was beautiful. It broke our hearts when God took him home. Tony will be missed by his family and friends.
Tony is survived by his son’s Estevan Sanchez, Tony Sanchez, Mother (Ernestine Trujillo), Luke Sanchez, His mother Carla Sanchez, Grandson Nathaniel Sanchez, Brother’s Bobby Sanchez, and John Sanchez (Joe), uncle’s Fernando Sanchez, Larry Sanchez, Dean & Cynthia McDonald, aunt’s Peggy Sanchez ( Al), and Linda Mc Donald, cousin’s John Cherry, Joe Cherry, Gary Nall, Anna Santano, Lawrence Sanchez, Victoriana Oluwasanmi, Andrew Montoya, Alex Shockly, and Tina Trujillo.
Tony is preceded in death by his father Robert Sanchez, sister Cindy Sanchez, grandparent’s Fernando & Merlinda Sanchez, grandmother Helen Frazier, grandfather Warren Humprey.
A very special Thanks to Andrew Montoya, Patricia Torrez, and John. For everyday lifting Tony’s spirits and making him know he was Loved. While he was in the hospital.
Pallbearers: Andrew Montoya, Gary Nall, Stevie Sanchez, Larry Sanchez, Aaron Montoya, Luke Sanchez
Honorary: John Sanchez, Fernando Sanchez