Andrew “Andy” Valdez Jr., 55, of Boulder, Colorado passed away on December 24, 2013. He was born on April 4, 1958, in Fallon, Nevada to Andrew Valdez, Sr. and Nellie (Espinoza) Valdez.
Andy worked at CU Boulder in food services as a cashier for 13 years. He won the ACU Table Soccer championship in 1982. Andy enjoyed spending time with his loving family and friends. He loved life and brought joy to all who knew him.
Andy was preceded in death by his brother, Gerard “Wardy” Valdez.
He is survived by his son Andrew “Andy” Valdez III (Rory); brother David Valdez (Darlene); sister Mavi Valdez-Apodaca (Joseph); grandchildren Jonnianne, Dominique and Lucas Valdez; nieces Adrianna Valdez and Brianna Apodaca; nephews Michael Valdez, Alejandro and Vicente Apodaca, along with many other family and friends.
A memorial service was held on Monday, December 30, 2013, with Father Joseph Tran at 10 a.m. at St. martin de Porres, 3300 Table Mesa Dr., Boulder 80305. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your charity of choice in honor of Andy.