Leopoldo (Leo) Lucero Jr., age 92, lifelong resident of Albuquerque, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020. Mr. Lucero is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Frances Lucero; daughters, Theresa Lucero Follo, Sandra Herrera, Beverly Lucero and Leola Gonzales; six grandchildren, Bobby, Tanya, Nathan, Larissa, James, and David Jr, three great-grandchildren, Joylen, Defearian and Leon; sister Toni Proctor, as well as numerous friends and other family members. Leo is also survived by a special son-in-law, Sammy Gonzales; special nieces, Lucy Montoya and Gloria Baca and special nephews, Carl Lucero and Art Lucero. Leo was preceded in death by his parents, Leopoldo Sr. and Eloisa Lucero; his son, David Lucero and granddaughter, Angelica Herrera; brothers, Pat, Bill and Art Lucero. A very special thanks to Sharon Martinez and Kristie James of Compassus Healthcare for their outstanding care. Mr. Lucero was a police officer for 38 years to include BCSO, NM State Police and UNM Police and served in the U.S. Department of the Army. Leopoldo was a man of faith and his family his strength. His kindness and humor touched everyone around him and his memory will live on through all that loved him.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, private services will be held at this time.
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