SAN BENITO, TX. -
Richard Steve Gonzales, 47 of San Benito, TX passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. He served in the United States Marine Corps
He is preceded in death by his father Serapio Gonzales and a brother Joe Louis Gonzales.
He is survived by his mother Delfina Harvey; wife Marisela Valdez Gonzales; his companion Esmeralda Sandoval; brother James (Griselda) Gonzales; his children Richard Steve (Cassandra) Gonzales, Kelly Lee Gonzales (Joe Resendez) and Michael Scott Gonzales; his grandchildren Steven Ray Gonzales, Brandon J. Gonzales, Hailey Renee Gonzales, Raven Ski Gonzales, Alessandra Rose Quiroz, Marques Anthony Gonzales, Joe Louis Resendez, Kendra Maureen Resendez and Shawn Michael Gonzales; nieces Roxanne, Ashley and Jennifer Gonzales; a host of friends and numerous relatives.
Visitation will be held at 10:00am-9:00pm Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in the Rudy Garza Funeral Home Chapel with a rosary to be recited at 7:00pm.
A funeral mass will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church with burial to follow at Ashland Memorial Park in Harlingen.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made directly to the family.
Richard's last statement was "I'm going to ride until the wheels fall off".
Arrangements are under the direction of Rudy Garza Funeral Home in Harlingen.