YOUNGSTOWN A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. Robert L. Gun Gonzales Sr. will be held Monday March 25, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Washington Funeral Home.
Mr. Gonzales was born Feb. 11, 1943, in Temple, Texas, a son of Horace and Celester Hunt Gonzales, coming to the Valley many years ago.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and was formerly employed with Youngstown City Street Dept. for 19 years. His passion for track and field inspired him to co-found and coach the Emanon Jaguars team.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his two sons, Robert L. Gonzales Jr. of Temple and Edward Che Gonzales of Columbus; a sister, Rosalie Livingston (Dell) of Jewett, Texas; two brothers, Clarence Gonzales Sr. of Richmond, Texas and Phillip M. Gonzales (Maggie) of Temple; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Maurice Cobb, Dorothea M. Street, Mary Ann Richburg, and Gloria H. Hurt ; and two brothers, Horace M. Gonzales Jr. and Alfred R. (Speedy) Gonzales.
The family will receive friends Monday one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Please visit jewashingtonfuneralservices.com to leave condolences and to sign the online guestbook.
Ministry of comfort provided by the J.E. Washington Funeral Services Inc.