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Obituary for Rey Gonzalez

December 7, 1938 - October 13, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 80

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Rey Gonzalez, age 80, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. Rey was born in Corpus Christi Texas on December 7th of 1938. He was the last born of 8 siblings. Rey looked into the eyes of his would-be wife Lydia at the age of 13 and seven years later, they were married on January 4th of 1959. Nine months after marrying Lydia, they began their family. Anthony Rey was the firstborn and he was followed by Cindy, Lou and Diana. His wife, loyal to his last breath, were married for 60 years. Rey joined the Navy and served for two years and then transferred over to the United States Marine Corps, were he serviced for nine years and fought in the Vietnam War. He was recognized as a disabled Vet for his time in the service. Ray was a business owner, as a Sybring Hair Stylist Barber, in Huntington Beach California and later on as a Master Barber in Bulverde Texas. In between, he also operated and owned three Mexican restaurants in San Antonio, Texas. Rey's biggest hobby and love was to go deep sea fishing. He was blessed to have traveled much in his days mostly with the love of his wife by his side. He was always the life of the party and was dearly loved. He was preceded in death by parents, Simon and Polita Gonzalez; daughter, Cindy who passes away at the age of 52 years in 2013; brothers, Jesse, Cornelio, Orlando, Isidro; sisters, Lucy, Bonnie and Isabel. Rey is survived by his lovly wife Lydia Gonzalez; children, Anthony Rey, Diana Silvas and Lou Wilkens; brother, Chema Gonzalez; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces. He will be deeply missed. RIP Daddy.

ROSARY
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2019
6:00 PM
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL
2102 N. LOOP 1604 E.

MASS
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2019
12:00 PM
ST. MARK THE EVANGELIST CATHOLIC CHURCH
1602 THOUSAND OAK

Msgr. Peter Flood will officiate. Interment will follow in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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