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Dario D. Encinias, 70, of Dumas, Texas entered eternal life on July 6, 2021 in Dumas, TX.  No service is scheduled.

Dario Encinias was born on December 19, 1950 in Clayton, New Mexico to Paul and Viola (Fernandez) Encinias. Dario married his angel and the love of his life, Arlene (Trujillo) Encinias on December 21, 1966 in Clayton, New Mexico. Shortly thereafter, they moved to Dumas, Texas where they made their home and raised their seven children.

Dario was employed for JBS for more than 42 years and had recently retired to spend more time with his family and enjoy life. He enjoyed the beauty of the mountains and the sunsets and would often say to think of him when watching the sunsets, he would be watching with you. Dario accomplished many things throughout his life, but considered his children to be his greatest accomplishments and was extremely proud of their many achievements. His love for his wife, children, and grandchildren will be forever cherished and he will be greatly missed by all his friends and family.

Dario is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years, Arlene Encinias; son-in -law Michael "Mike" Amador; his parents Paul and Viola Encinias; and his brother Michael Encinias.

Dario is survived by his five daughters: Lori Encinias - Allen of Clayton, New Mexico; Sheila Encinias- Amador, Cherie and Mike Ramos; Paula and Roy O'Daniel and Violette and Adam Gutierrez all of Amarillo, Texas; and his two sons Danny Encinias, of Amarillo, Texas and Carlos and Krissy Encinias of Castle Rock, Colorado. Dario is also "PoPo" to twelve grandchildren: Kimberly Tijerina; Darion Allen; Brittany and Darren Green; DJ Encinias; Briana and Marcos Grajeda; Brittney Amador; Stormi Amador; Michael Ramos; Zachary Taylor; Kylar O'Daniel; Chase O'Daniel; and Jackson Encinias and seven great- grandchildren. Dario is also survived by his sisters: Melissa and Donny Dominguez, of Clayton N.M.; and Bernadette Encinias, of Port Aransas, Texas; his brothers Ralph Encinias of Clayton, New Mexico; and Pablo and Janice Encinias and their children who he shared a special bond with and loved dearly, of Dumas, Texas. Two sister-in-laws Lillie and Jerry Padilla and Geneva Medina of Clayton, New Mexico; brother-in-law Gene Archuleta; along with numerous nieces and nephews.