Gilbert Mendez Jr., 56, died Tuesday, August 26, 2014. He was born in San Jose, CA on April 27, 1958 to Gilbert and Lucy Mendez. After graduating Monache High School in 1976, he later joined the U.S. Marine Corps. He was currently employed with Fruit Growers Supply Company in Porterville, CA.
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He was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert, and his sister, Elizabeth. He is survived by his mother, Lucy; four brothers: John, Ralph, Gabriel, Carl; and, two sisters, Matilda and Camellia; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was a great character of life and always brought laughter into all our lives. He is greatly missed.
Visitation will be at Myers Chapel, Porterville on Thursday, Sept. 4 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, with a rosary at 6:00 PM. Service will be at St. Anne's Church, Porterville on Friday, Sept. 5 at 11:00 AM.
Myers Funeral Service and Crematory
248 North E Street Porterville, CA 93257
Published in The Porterville Recorder on Sept. 4, 2014