Jesus “Jessie” Montoya was born to Eliodoro and Alejandra (Alarcon) Montoya on June 6, 1932 in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. He has been a resident of Beaver County, Oklahoma most of his life. He was a ranch hand and worked around the county helping others. He married Josepha in Elmulto, Mexico in 1953. She preceded him in death on January 29, 1994..
Jessie passed on March 4, 2017 in the Beaver County Memorial Hospital, Beaver, Oklahoma at the age of 84.
He is survived by his daughters, Irma Armendariaz of Eunice, New Mexico and Maribel Lopez of Forgan, Oklahoma; 4 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren His sister, Elena Rivera; his brothers, Lolo, Socorro, Ruben, Isarel and Daniel and a host of other relatives and friends.