Steve Valencia, 77, of Blanco, went to his heavenly home on February 20, 2021. Steve was born in Gallina, NM December 18, 1943 to Jose Amadeo Valencia and Maxine Amick- Valencia. Steve and Martha moved to California where he got his degree in Graphic Arts and worked on designing and producing folding cartons for HS Crocker and Apex Printing Industries in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was a gifted artist, loved music, horses, dogs, and most of all his family.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Martha Atencio- Valencia, daughter Annette Renee Lucero, son Steven Valencia, and the loves of his life granddaughters Marla (Eddie) Melendez, and Sara Irene Lucero, three great-grandchildren Faith, Tyson and Derek Melendez, sisters Judy Valencia Rodriguez, Angela Valencia-Freer, brother Eddie Greg Valencia, and numerous nephews and nieces.