BRADY — Funeral services for Mike Gomez, 68, of Brady, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Brady. Burial with military honors will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Leatherwood Memorial Chapels with Rosary at 7 p.m.
He died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in Brady.
He was born March 10, 1948 in Brady to Santos Gomez Sr. and Elvira (Soto) Gomez. He married Velia Castanuela on Aug. 23, 1968 in Brady. He served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife, Velia Gomez of Brady; daughters, Cindy Gomez of Abilene, Cecelia Airheart of Brady, Candy Salas of Brady, Christy Mata of Brady, and Cathy Jo Gloria of Brady; brothers, Santos Soto of Brady, Mario Gomez of Gallop, New Mexico, Manuel Gomez of Brady, Marty Gomez of Weatherford, Santos Gomez of Comanche and Felix Gomez of Brady; Mary Reyes of Fort Worth, Lupita Moreno of Brady, Dee Hess of Fort Worth, Teresa Helmick of Brady and Mary Turley of Brady; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cathy Jo Gomez; a grandson; and a brother, Pete Gomez.