Eddie was born May 11th 1953 in Farmington, New Mexico to parents Leo and Patsy Tafoya.
Eddie attended High school in Aztec NM and learned to weld from his uncle Ike Padilla where he went on to be a welder most of his life. He later became interested in dirt work and started EDCO Construction in 1984. Eddie married Debbie and lived and passed away in the area he called home, Aztec New Mexico at the age of 69 years old.
Eddie Tafoya was preceded in death by his parents Leo and Patsy Tafoya and is survived by his wife Debbie Tafoya, son Billy, his daughter Kimberly & her husband Jason Stripling, his brother Bob Carrol, his sister Linda Montoya and his grandchild Kason Stripling.