Dateline: July 12, 2001
R. “Hoss” Toler, 38, a former resident of Belen, New Mexico, died
suddenly on July 7, 2001.
loved New Mexico. He enjoyed bulls and Bulldogging in the Rodeo and also
was good at breaking horses in his younger years. He served his country in
the US Navy as an air traffic controller. Hoss also wrestled while in the
Navy. He graduated from Belen High School in 1981 where he was State
runner-up two years in wrestling as a heavy weight. He also played
football at Belen High School. Steven recently attended his 20th year
memorial service will be held on Monday, July 16, 2001, 1:00 p.m. at the
Santa Fe National Cemetery, with Pastor John Carpenter, officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of French Mortuary in
is survived by his parents, Robert and Eleanor Toler of Amarillo, TX;
sister, Mary Katherine Hawkins and husband, Russell of Amarillo, TX; a
nephew, Wesley, and an aunt, Helen Bender.
contributions may be made to the local Epilepsy Foundation or to LAB
Epilepsy Research Group, 4801 San Mateo Lane NE #170, Albuquerque, NM
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