Danny A. Gomez, 53, a resident of Española, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
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He was preceded in death by his mother, Eliza Gomez; brother, Ricky Gomez; sister, Yvonne Vigil; uncle, Lalo Gomez and grandmother, Guadalupe Gomez.
Danny was currently employed with the Bureau of Indian Affairs as a forestry supervisor; he had an active involvement fighting fires, feeding the homeless and a passion for health and fitness. He had numerous friends and was an all around good guy who did things the way life should be. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
Gomez is survived by his wife of 13 years, Deanna Gomez; daughter, Danielle Gomez; sons, Jon Bjork and girlfriend, Kali Smith, and Tyler Bjork; sister, Charli E. Williams and husband, Michael; nephew, Storm Williams; niece, Leona Chavez; great-nephew, Andrew Moore; great-niece, Shaylee Moore; in-laws, David and Donna Myers; brother-in-law, David Myers and wife, Nikora, and their children, Kelly and Luke Myers and wife, Beth, and their child, Easton.
A public visitation was held from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral & Crematory. A devotional service followed at 4 p.m.
The family of Danny Gomez has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley, 505-747-7477, www.devargasfuneral.com.
DeVargas Funeral Home
623 N. Railroad Ave.
Espanola, NM 87532
Published in Las Vegas Optic on July 29, 2013