Ignacio "Nacho" Montoya Sr., 90, of Dumas, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Morrison Memorial Chapel with Pastor Antonio Chavez officiating. Interment followed in the Dumas Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors.
Ignacio was born on December 18, 1929 in Fort Hancock, Texas. On January 14, 1951 he married the love of his life of 69 years Lydia Hernandez.
Ignacio is preceded in death by his parents; children: Maria Estella Cordero and Danny Montoya; son in laws: Gary Montasser and Bill Dickerson.
Ignacio is survived by his wife, Lydia Montoya of the home; daughters: Emilia Holmes of Amarillo, Alicia Dickerson of Little Elm, Olivia Montoya of Phoenix, AZ, and Lydia Montoya of Dumas; sons: Ignacio Montoya Jr., Ricardo Montoya Sr., Leo Montoya all of Dumas, and Joe Montoya of Alma, AR; sisters: Francisca Duran and Juana Sanchez both of El Paso; 27 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; and best friend, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Montana of Dumas