Antonio Gonzales

PAWNEE – Antonio Gonzales, 75, of Pawnee, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 in San Antonio. He was born Jan. 13, 1936, in Pleasanton to the late Jose Fabian and Francisca Coronado Gonzales. He belonged to Primera Iglesia Bautista Emmanuel in Pawnee, and was a retired farm rancher.
He is survived by daughter, Francis and husband Bernardino Morales of Pawnee; son, Rudy and wife Juana Gonzales of Pawnee; sisters, Andrea Martinez of Lubbuck and Lydia Salinas of Three Rivers; and 3 grandchildren, Yolanda Gonzales, Bernardino Morales Jr., and Jesseca Morales, all of San Antonio.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lucia Velasquez Gonzales; 4 sisters; and 1 brother.
Prayer service was held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at Eckols Chapel. Funeral service will begin 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 at Eckols Chapel, with Rev. Leonardo Cantu officiating. Burial will follow at De Ntra Sra De Guadalupe, Pawnee.
Eckols Funeral Home, Kenedy 78119, 830-583-2533, P.O. Box 356.