Gilberto was born on October 10, 1926 in Runge to the late Gilberto Enriquez and Teofila (Salazar) Enriquez. Mr. Enriquez was raised in Runge and married Mrs. Anita (Molina) Enriquez in 1947. He worked as a carpenter in the construction business.
Survivors include children, Elsa Serenil, Velma Vasquez (Juan Vasquez, Jr.), Gilbert James Enriquez, Glenda Romo, Nelda Silva (Adam Silva), Louie Enriquez (Lupita Enriquez) and Eddie Enriquez (Yolanda Enriquez); 18 grandchildren; and eighteen great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents; his wife Anita Enriquez, and by two children, Lucy Molina and George Molina.
Visitation was held Thursday, April 26 at Rhodes Funeral Home. A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Thursday. A funeral mass was celebrated on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 10 a.m. with Father Stanley officiating. Burial followed in the Karnes City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Alfredo Vasquez, John David Enriquez, Gilbert Adam Silva, Eric Enriquez, Bryan Favors and Juan Vasquez, III. Honorary pallbearers were James Molina, Christopher Molina, Roland Molina, Michael Enriquez and Trent Enriquez. Funeral Arrangements were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.