This obituary was taken from the Truth or Consequences, NM weekly newspaper.
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Roy R. Knighton Roy R. Knighton, 97, of TorC, died on Friday, Feb. 28, 2003. He lived in Chama, NM for 30 years before retiring in TorC in 1966.
He is survived by his loving companion, Evelyn Pyles; daughter, Arta and husband, Leo of Chama; three granddaughters, Karlyn Smith-Bates of Edgewood, NM, Kelly Smith-Archuleta and husband, Pat of Stanley, NM, and Kristie Bonnell and husband, Joel of Glencoe, NM; grandson, Bud Smith of Glencoe; two great granddaughters, Kaylyn Bates and Harley Bonnell; great grandson, Shawn Smith of La Jara, Colo.
He served on the board of directors for Geronimo Springs Museum for eight years and was a lifetime member of the Historical Society. He did lots of volunteer work for the museum, while a member of the board.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no services.