Vincente Gallegos, a longtime resident of Jourdanton, passed away in his home in Poteet on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at the age of 61. He was born July 19, 1957, in Donna to Roberto and Petra (Ortiz) Gallegos. In 2015, he married Teresa Gallegos.
Vicente is survived by his daughters Katherine Gallegos Ortiz and Veronica Gallegos; son Gabriel Andres Gallegos; stepdaughters Debra Martinez and Jacqueline Osuna; sisters Theresa Jimenez, Maria Leal, Mary Lou Gallegos, Paulina Gonzales, Rosalinda Thummalapalli; brothers Roberto Gallegos, Frank Gallegos, Louis Gallegos, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Roberto and Petra Gallegos, wife Teresa Gallegos, and brother Jesus Gallegos.
Serving as Vicente’s pallbearers are brother Louis Gallegos, brother-in-law Ernest Leal, Sr., son-in-law Adam Ortiz, son-in-law Gabriel Mejia, longtime friend Domingo Palomo, and longtime friend Norman Borth. Serving as honorary pallbearers are brother Frank Gallegos and nephew Mike Cantu.
A visitation was held Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, from 4-9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. at the Hurley Funeral Home in Pleasanton. A funeral mass was celebrated Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at St. Andrews Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment followed at San Jose Cemetery in Jourdanton.