Antonio Gonzales Jr. 47, passed away after a courageous battle on August 11, 2020 in Austin, TX. He was Born March 27, 1973 in Sinton TX. He is preceded in death by father Antonio P. Gonzalez, his paternal grandparents, Antonio Gonzalez Gonzalez and Ernestina Palacios Gonzalez. His maternal grandparents Manuel Duran Eugenio and Eva Duran Rivera and brother in law Jose Manuel Maya Rosales.
He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Erika Maya Rosales de Gonzales and their son, Andres Manuel Gonzales. His mother, Manuela Duran de Gonzalez and his siblings, Leyla Gonzalez – Ahmed (Sajjad), Josue Gonzalez and his niece Melyanna Ahmed. His mother in law Juanita Rosales Barrios and Sisters in Law, Claudia Sophia Maya Rosales, Rubi Alejandra Maya Rosales and numerous loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Tony, as he was known, served for the United States Air Force during the Gulf War as a Med Tech stationed in Italy and Germany and when back in Del Rio, he continued his work as a civilian at Laughlin Airforce Base. Antonio until recently, worked tirelessly as the IT Director for the San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated Independent School District. He was also a member of the San Felipe Lions Club.
Antonio was the perfect son, brother, husband, a hard worker, and most important to him, the best loving and caring father. He leaves a legacy of love, hard work, optimism, perseverance and an immense love for family and life.
Visitation will be held Sunday August 16, 2020 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm at Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home.
Chapel Service will be held Monday, August 17, 2020 at 10:00am at Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Oaks Cemetery.
Gentlemen with the honor of Pallbearers will be Sajjad Ahmed, Emmanuel Duran, Francisco Daniel Duran, Isaac Garza, Rodolfo Monsivais and Leonard Tull.
In lieu of flowers, it was Antonio’s wish to set up a scholarship fund in his name. Donations can be sent to Falcon Bank Account #2001079721
Please visit our website at www.sunsetfuneralhomes.com and sign our online guestbook. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Sunset Memorial Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery, 2020 Bedell Ave., Del Rio, Texas 78840 (830) 778-2020.