We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, Inc. Uvalde
Raymond David Gonzalez of Uvalde, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at his home, at the age of 58.
Raymond was born on September 29, 1963 in Uvalde to Gumecindo and Andrea (Lopez) Gonzalez.
He met his beautiful wife, Margarita Gomez in Colorado in 1984, they got married on June 1, 1985 in Del Rio.
Raymond was a proud Army veteran. He attended Basic training in Fort Knox, Kentucky for 13 months, followed by 13 weeks at ALT(Advance Individual Training) in Fort Leonard Wood Missouri. Raymond was station in Germany for 3 months, was transferred to Korea for 2nd Infantry Division for one year. Ray was also stationed in Alaska 2nd 34th Armored Infantry Division and finished in Fort Carson Colorado. He served a total of 8 years in the US Army.
Raymond was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend. Ray would love to fish and hunt with his children and friends. Ray was a loving, caring person who thought of others before himself. He was also known to drive a green 95’ Ford.
Raymond is survived by his wife, Margarita G. Gonzalez of Uvalde; daughter, Cynthia M. Gonzalez of Lockhart; son, Danny Ray Gonzalez and wife Cristal of Uvalde; four grandchildren, Karla Marie Gonzalez, Calvin James Gonzalez, Isabelle Faith Gonzalez and David Carlos Gonzalez all of Uvalde; mother, Andrea Lopez of Uvalde; five sisters, Rebecca Hernandez of Lockhart, Delia Lule of Avon Park, Florida, Linda Villanueva of Uvalde, Alicia Gonzalez of Allende, Coahuila, Mexico and Audrey Diaz of Uvalde; four brothers, Gilbert Gonzalez of Defiance, Ohio, Erby Gonzalez of Lake Jackson, Florida, Johnny Gonzalez of New Braunfels and Larry Gonzalez of Uvalde; and numerous nieces, nephew and cousins.
He is preceded by his father, sister, Belinda Gonzalez and brother, Gumecindo Gonzalez Jr.
Visitation for Raymond will be Monday, July 25, 2022 from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. A prayer service will be held on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm.
Cremation under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.