Nicolas D. Padilla, a lifetime resident of El Ancon, N.M., passed away on Friday, June 25, 2010, at the Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas.
He was born on Oct. 6, 1919 in El Ancon, N.M., to the late Severo Padilla and Manuelita Dimas Padilla.
He was united in marriage in Ribera, NM in 1939 to the late Nobertita Tafoya.
He was a produce farmer, and as a farmer, he produced corn, chile, and many other vegetables. He was a former United States Forest firefighter, also loved to spend time with his family and loved to make chicos.