Raymond William Abeyta, 77, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, April 28, 2023 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Raymond was born on November 19, 1945 to Frank and Amada Abeyta in Monte Vista, Colorado. He was raised in Saguache, Colorado. After graduating from Mountain Valley High School, he attended Mesa State College, shortly after he joined the Air Force where he served our country for four years and is a Vietnam Veteran, after serving in three tours in Vietnam. Raymond also retired as a Civil Engineer from the City of Colorado Springs. He was basketball referee, coach and an amazing friend to many.
Raymond is survived by his wife, Frances Abeyta; and three sons, Ray Abeyta, Dominic Brian Abeyta, and Zachary (Corina) Abeyta; four grandchildren, Miquela Abeyta, Lauren Abeyta, Isabella Abeyta, and Sophia Abeyta. Raymond is also survived by his brothers, Joe Abeyta, Alejandrino “Alex” Abeyta, and Tim Abeyta; and sisters, Charlotte Silverthorne, Lee Abeyta, and Sandy Heinrich.
Memorial Service, 10:00AM, Monday, May 15, 2023, Boulder Street Church 828 East Boulder Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903.
Graveside Service with Air Force Honors, 12:00PM-1:00PM, Pikes Peak National Cemetery, 10545 Drennan Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80925.
Immediately follow the burial, the family will be hosting a reception lunch from 2:00PM-5:00PM, for friends and family at Hacienda Colorado, located at 5246 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918.
The Abeyta family appreciates all of the love and kindness that you have shown them throughout this difficult time.