David J. Gonzales, 76, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2013. David was born on December 9, 1936 in Los Angeles, California. In his 20 years in the United States Army, David was a combat Veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. After his retirement from the Army, David joined the El Paso County Sheriff's Department and retired in 1998. David is survived by his wife, Sylvia and his children, Beate Burdett, Gerald, David John, Angelina, Montello, Mario, Eduardo, and Alicia, eight grandchildren, and his brother, Jesus and sister, Mary Gomez. The Gonzales Family will receive friends and relatives on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm with Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 pm at Hillcrest Funeral Home West. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:15 am at Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment will immediately follow at Fort Bliss National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. The Gonzales Family extends special thanks to the El Paso County Sheriff's Department. Service arrangements entrusted to the care of Hillcrest Funeral Home West 5054 Doniphan Drive El Paso, Texas 79932. 915-587-0202.
Published in El Paso Times from Oct. 5 to Oct. 12, 2013