SAN ANGELO Gilbert P. Montez Jr., 82, of San Angelo, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Family visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Robert Massie Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Grace Temple Baptist Church with Dr. George Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are with Robert Massie Funeral Home. Gilbert was born in Eldorado, Texas, on April 16, 1931, to Gilberto and Oralia (Pineda) Montez Sr. He worked at Ethicon for 24 years. He also worked at Gandy's Dairies and Handy Packing, was a cook at the Cactus Hotel, San Angelo Country Club and the Elks Lodge. Gilbert was known for his special pancake recipe. He was a member of Grace Temple Baptist Church and volunteered for many years for Code Blue. Gilbert married Adelfa Coronado on June 26, 1955, in San Angelo. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Emilio Montez; and a sister, Mary Camarillo. Pallbearers will be Tim Pena, Tom Pena, Brian Montez, Jonathan Montez, Ife Ogunleye, Craig Northcutt and Eddie Carter. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Adelfa Montez of San Angelo; sons Gilbert Montez III and wife Beyla of Highland Village, Texas, and Daniel Montez of Austin; daughter Yoland Adkison and husband Darrel of Stephenville, Texas; grandsons Tim Pena and wife Alma, Tom Pena and wife Tiffany, Brian Montez and Johathan Montez, all of San Angelo; granddaughters Angela Northcutt and husband Craig of Denton, Elizabeth Ogunleye and husband Ife of Arlington and Tisha Pacheco and husband Dave of Staten Island, N.Y.; brothers Ruben Montez and wife Lucy, Fermin Montez, Frank Montez and wife Bernice; and sisters Juanita Herrera, Maggie Villanueva and husband Frank and Olivia Soto, all of San Angelo. The family wishes to thank the members of Grace Temple Baptist Church for their love and encouragement during this time. Gilbert's obituary and memorial guestbook may be viewed online at robertmassie.com.
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Published in GoSanAngelo from July 17 to July 18, 2013
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