Danny Montoya, beloved son, brother, father and uncle, age 49, of Amarillo, TX, passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 o'clock in the morning on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the Iglesia Bautista Hispana. Interment will follow at the Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Danny Montoya was born September 3, 1968 in El Paso, TX to Ignacio Montoya Sr. and Lydia Hernandez Montoya. After graduating from Dumas High School, class of 1987, he proudly served as an Army Ranger in the United States Army. He was an avid baseball fan of the Texas Rangers and enjoyed being in the kitchen cooking for friends, family, and patrons of the several restaurants that he managed in Amarillo.
Danny is preceded in death by his sister Maria Estella Cordero of El Paso, TX.
He is survived by his daughter Anikah Montoya of Amarillo; his parents: Lydia and Ignacio Montoya Sr. of Dumas; his sisters: Emilia Holmes of Amarillo, Alicia Dickerson of Little Elm, TX, Olivia Montoya of Phoenix, AZ, Lydia Montoya of Dumas, TX; his brothers: Ignacio Montoya Jr. of Dumas, Ricardo Montoya Sr. of Dumas, Leo Montoya of Dumas, TX, and Joe Montoya of Alma, AR; 27 nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donation be made to the Thomas E. Creek Veterans Hospital, 6010 W Amarillo Blvd, Amarillo, TX, 79106.