Rosary and Funeral Mass for Joseph Tobias Michael, II "JT" 56, will be held on Wednesday-March 17, 2021-9:30 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Grants Memorial Park.\n\nJoseph Tobias Michael II "J.T." was born on June 26, 1964 in Washington D.C. and passed away on March 11, 2021. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Mike and Josephine Michael, maternal grandparents George and Mary Raap, and brother Frederick Michael.\n\nHe is survived by his parents Toby and Mary Ann Michael; wife, Sharon Michael; children, Samantha, Joey and Angelica; step-daughter Lynette and husband Santos Hernandez; grandchildren Keanu Arvizu, Arianna, Haytham, Zayah, and Eslynn Hernandez; brother Mike Michael; sisters Georgia Michael and husband Dave Pulliam, Mary Jo and husband Bob Vandiver, and Elizabeth and husband James Carabajal; nieces and nephews George, Toby, and Caroline Marquez, Michelle, Christian, Marianna (Goddaughter), Josephine and Elizabeth Carabajal, Robert Vandiver; and great-niece Miriam Carabajal; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends that loved him greatly.\n\nHe grew up in Grants, New Mexico and graduated from Grants High School in 1982. He attended the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. He was a die-hard Lobo and Dallas Cowboys fan and made it a priority to watch or attend the games.\n\nHe will be missed deeply, and his memory will be forever etched on our hearts.\n\nPallbearers will be: Joseph Tobias Michael, III, George Marquez, III, Robert Vandiver, II, Bob Vandiver, Howard Michael, Santos Hernandez, Tobias Marquez.\n\nHonorary Pallbearers will be: Keanu Arvisu, Hatham Hernandez, Arianna Hernandez, Zayah Hernandez, Christian Carabajal, Dave Pulliam.