Mr. Gonzales was born May 29, 1954, in Nell, to Pablo Gonzales and Estefana Rocha Gonzales. Gonzalo worked as an oil field driller and is of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include his mother, Estefana R. Gonzales; daughter, Valerie Gonzales of Karnes City; sons, Gonzalo “Tiger” Gonzales, Jr. and Eugenio “Gino” Gonzales, both of San Antonio; lifelong friend, Paula Grimaldo; sisters, Sandy Gonzales, Rosa (Marcos) Arenas, Paula (LoLo) Rios, Eloisa (Roy) Sixto, Amelia (Ray) Martinez, Rita (David) Noel and Estella (Ronnie) Stewart; brother, Manuel Gonzales and nine grandchildren.
Mr. Gonzales is preceded in death by his father Pablo “Pewee” Gonzales.
A rosary was recited Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Gonzales was cremated after the rosary.