He was born Oct. 21, 1948, in Pettus to Eugenio Sr. and Eloisa Chavera Gutierrez. He was a member of the Catholic church and employed in construction.
Mr. Gutierrez was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and two brothers, Joseph and Eugenio Gutierrez Jr.
Survivors include two daughters, Amy Marie Becker of Grand Saline and Amanda Gutierrez of Arlington; one stepson, Raul “Buddy” Scully of Austin; four sisters, Lydia Cantu of San Antonio, Carolina Lopez of Beeville, Esther Martinez of Tuleta and Victoria Anna Gutierrez of Victoria; two grandchildren; five aunts and three uncles.
Visitation was held Monday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Angelus Funeral Home with a prayer service conducted there at 7 p.m.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. at the Tuleta Cemetery with Deacon Cesar Ponce officiating.
Pallbearers were Amalio Flores, Lorenzo Benavidez, Jesse Montez, Jimmie Castro, J.D. Gutierrez and Johnny Joe Gutierrez.
Honorary pallbearers were David Wes and Raul “Buddy” Scully.