Mr. Gonzales was born Dec. 30, 1933, in San Antonio to Manuel and Elena Gonzales. He was a retired truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Olivia Longoria Gonzales.
Survivors include six sons, Manuel L. Gonzales III and Miguel L. Gonzales, both of Lubbock, Ignacio L. Gonzales, Johnny L. Gonzales, George L. Gonzales and Jesse L. Gonzales, all of Beeville; two daughters, Oralia G. Landreth of Lubbock and Gloria G. Landreth of Beeville; one brother, Mauro Gonzales of Lubbock; six sisters, Margarita Garcia, Christina Reese, Patricia Almaguer, Isabel Gonzales, Martha Gonzales and Delia Gonzales; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Sunday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. until the service time at 1 p.m. at the Treviño Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Louis Treviño officiating. Burial followed at the Pettus Cemetery.
Treviño Funeral Home