Paul F. Tapia, 64, passed away April 14 in Moriarty. He was born Jan. 19, 1952, in Palma, to the late Fernando and Dulcinea (Garcia) Tapia. Paul was a quiet, hardworking man who loved his family. He was preceded in death by his son, Christopher Tapia. He is survived by his wife Lynn Dennisson and daughter Kate of the home, and an abundance of family and friends. The funeral service will be April 21 at 10:30 a.m. at the Stanley Union Church, with Pastor John Nash to officiate. Burial will be at the Stanley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Carlos Anaya, David Burns, Steve Chavez, Bill Dennisson, Jacob Lucero and Stefan Newsom.