ROCKY BOY Anthony Christopher Lopez, 14, of Rocky Boy died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, south of Havre from injuries he sustained from a motor vehicle accident.
His wake service began Monday at the Rocky Boy Lutheran Church. His funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Merced Catholic Church in Merced, Calif. Burial will follow at the District Cemtery. Anthony was born May 2, 1992, in Morgan Hill, Calif., to Joseph Abeyta and Lisa M. Lopez. He was raised and attended school in Merced. After he completed the fifth grade Anthony moved to Rocky Boy and lived with his grandparents Bill and Judy Lopez. He attended Rocky Boy High School and excelled in the sports program there. Anthony was a very kind hearted young man who loved people! He enjoyed all kinds of sports. He also enjoyed riding horses, playing pool, drawing, his music, and talking to his friends on the phone or the internet. He was a very hard worker and loved working with animals. He had a great sense of humor and was always teasing everyone. He liked old cars and he was a die-hard Oakland Raiders Fan. His future plans were to attend the University of Hawaii and study Law Enforcement. Anthony is survived by his mother Lisa M. Lopez of Merced, California. His father Joseph Abeyta of California. Brothers Andrew Lopez, Joseph Abeyta, and Matt Lopez all of Merced, California. His youngest brother Gary Anderson of Rocky Boy, MT. A sister Taylor Lopez of Merced, California. Grandparents Bill and Judy Lopez of Rocky Boy, MT; and paternal grandmother Debbie Cassara of Merced, CA. His great grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. Bill Lopez Sr. Of San Jose, CA. And his extended family Juice and Robin Parker and family of Rocky Boy, Montana; and Joe and Loranda La Fromboise and Kirby LaFromboise all of Rocky Boy, Montana; and many, many friends. Local arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home.