William Jake Honeycutt

William Jake Honeycutt

William Jake Honeycutt, 73, a resident of Chama, New Mexico passed away on Friday, November 20th 2020. Jake was preceded in death by his parents Jake and Ollie Honeycutt and brother Kenny Honeycutt. Jake was enlisted into the Navy on April 19th, 1966 and was honorably discharged on May 8th 1970. He proudly served on the S.S. Constellation. He received the National Defense Service Metal, Vietnam Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon, as well as 7th Fleet Letter of Commendation. Photography was a lifelong pursuit for Jake Honeycutt. From Naval Combat photographer in Vietnam, his career had led him to the position of staff photographer of the Santa Fe New Mexican, sports photographer for Rodeo News, and photographer for the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is survived in death by his wife Jan Honeycutt; brother Larry Honeycutt; sister-in-law; Rhonda Honeycutt, nephew; Hank Honeycutt, stepchildren; Alan Tregellas & Sandy Carden, Four grandchildren; Seven great grandchildren. Friends will remember his good sense of humor and great laugh. Because of the ongoing Pandemic and the Governor’s health orders services have been postponed until a more safe and appropriate time. The family of William Jake Honeycutt has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas FuneralHome & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477-www.devargasfuneral.com

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Leeannakes

My condolences to the entire family on the sad New of Jake's passing. Remembering always his soft soul and photography talent. Lee Ann Akes

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