Julian “Son” Atencio July 26, 2001 ~ September 15, 2023

Julian “Son” Atencio, a vibrant soul known for his love of music, family, dance, and friends, peacefully departed this life on September 15, 2023 in Monticello, UT.
He was born on July 26, 2001 to Lucinda Atencio and Fidel Lopez Jr. His life is a testament to his kind, loving, and humorous nature, leaving a profound impact on those fortunate to know him.
Son is the cherished grandson of Genivieve and Arnold Atencio, and Blasa and Fidel Lopez Sr. and the beloved brother of Josephine Torres, Jerrica Torres, and Jenessa Atencio.
His role as an uncle to Maziah, Jaxx, Jaden, Jocelyn, and Jenivieve is one he embraced with immense love and a sense of responsibility. Julian was a beacon of joy and positivity, always ready to flash a heartwarming smile.
His kindness is his trademark, often going out of his way to bring happiness to others. He had an infectious sense of humor, which often turned ordinary moments into memorable ones. His loving nature reflected in his relationships, making him a treasured son, brother, uncle, and friend.
Music was a significant part of Julian’s life. His passion for rhythm and melody was contagious, often leading him to local raves where he fully embraced the beats that moved him. Dancing was not just a hobby, it was a form of expression, a way to communicate his joy and enthusiasm for life.
His love for his family was profound. He cultivated strong bonds with his siblings, and his nieces and nephews held a special place in his heart. His interest in spending quality time with friends was equally notable. He was the kind of friend who would listen attentively, always ready to lend his support.
As William Shakespeare once said, “When he shall die, take him and cut him out in little stars, and he will make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will be in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun.”
Julian “Son” Atencio, much like those stars, will forever shine brightly in the hearts of those who loved him. His absence will be deeply felt, yet his influence will continue to resonate through the love and laughter he left behind.
His life was a melody, a song of love, kindness, and humor that touched many hearts. The memory of Julian “Son” Atencio will forever be a source of comfort and inspiration to his family and friends. His spirit will continue to dance in the hearts of those left behind, reminding them to live with joy, love, and a sense of humor.

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