Gilbert Gonzales, age 86, passed away at his home in San Antonio on September 3, 2021. He was born to Jose A. Gonzales and Lucila Barrera Gonzales on December 29, 1934, in Poteet.
Gilbert is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Maria Lidia Gomez Gonzales (Lilly), parents Jose A. Gonzales and Lucila Barrera Gonzales, brother Domingo Gonzales, sister Consuelo Alvarado and son Tony Gonzales.
Gilbert retired from Western Auto after 45 years. He and his wife traveled the east coast and visited many cities in Mexico and Canada. One of his favorite things to do was watch his grandchildren play various sports. He was a loving family man who always opened his home to others and was always willing and ready to help anyone.
He is survived by six of his seven children, Linda, Nancy, Debbie, Lisa, Johnny and Rosie as well as 23 grandchildren, 26 greatgrandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
The funeral was held at 10 a.m. on September 13, 2021, at Camero Funeral Home with interment at Memorial Park Cemetery.