Albie Lino Vigil (56) was born on May 23, 1964 and passed away on December 15, 2020 at the Hospice House in Durango, Colorado. Albie was born to LaVeta W. Vigil and Eldred A. Vigil Sr. in Durango. He liked the Denver Broncos and loved to bowl at the Rolling Thunder Bowling Alley at Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio. He also loved the Dukes of Hazzard show, particularly Boss Hogg (Sorrell Booke) whom he met & Luke n Bo. He cherished his General Lee car and would play with it so much, it would get worn out and thus he was gifted another one. Albie went to school in Ignacio until 4th grade. Anyone who met Albie loved him and people would who knew him would always ask about him. Albie worked various jobs around Durango, like Albertson's and City Market. He was loved by the communities in lived and worked in. Albie also participated in the Special Olympics in Centennial, CO. He is survived by his brother Wesley Vigil and family of Dulce, New Mexico and Levi Vigil, numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives in Ignacio, CO, Fort Duchene, Utah, Towaoc, CO and Dulce, NM. He is preceded in death by his mother LaVeta W.; father Eldred Sr.; siblings, Eldred Jr. Glenda, Elroy and Rueben Vigil; nieces Patricia Vicenti and Kyleigha Vigil; grandparents, Ella Weaver, Fred Pinnecoose, Lindo and Bessie Vigil, along with numerous other relatives. I, Wesley Vigil would like to thank The Southern Ute Tribe, Community Connections, The Connolly House, Four Corners Rehabilitation Center, Hospice of Durango and particularly Hood Mortuary and Staff.
Cremation has occurred and a private burial will take place at Ouray Cemetery in Ignacio, Colorado, due to COVID-19 restrictions, no gathering will be allowed. A memorial service will be held later in 2021 when it is safe to do so.
Mass will be held on January 7, 2021 at 9 am at St. Ignatius Catholic church with Fr. Cesar officiating followed by interment of ashes at Ouray Cemetery.
Published by The Durango Herald on Jan. 8, 2021.