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1952 Rafael 2022

Rafael "Peewee" Gonzalez

1952 — 2022

Pecos, Texas

Rafael "Peewee" S. Gonzalez Jr. of Pecos, Tx, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2022 surrounded by family. He was born in El Paso, TX to Rafael Gonzalez Sr. and Mercedes Gonzalez on October 1, 1952.

Rafael had several trades during his life. Most notable was his work as an auto mechanic. He enjoyed spending his time watching Western shows, listening to oldies on his porch in the evenings, and watching the Dallas Cowboys on Sundays. He was a friend to anyone that knew him.

Rafael Gonzalez Jr. is preceded in death by his parents; Rafael and Mercedes Gonzalez, brother; Ricardo Gonzalez, and three granddaughters; Emily Sky Millan, Angelia Gonzalez, and Mia Anchondo.

Rafael Gonzalez Jr. is survived by wife Rachel Gonzalez, son Rafael Gonzalez III (Maria Gonzalez), son Jose Angel Gonzalez (Rebecca Gonzalez), daughter Mercy Gonzalez (Angel Anchondo), daughter Rose Perez (Daniel Sandoval), daughter Amy Gonzalez (Daniel Soto), daughter Margaret Gonzalez, daughter Sally Gonzalez (Cristian Hernandez), daughter Jessica Gonzalez, and daughter Roxanne Gonzalez (Chris Millan). He is also survived by 26 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Zack Ramirez, Maclen Perez Jr., Phillip Vance Jr., Andrew Galindo, Ryan Esquivel, and Louis Galindo.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. at the Peaceful Garden Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Peaceful Garden Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements are by Peaceful Garden Funeral Home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

3:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home Chapel

116 E 4th St, Pecos, TX 79772

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Funeral Service

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home Chapel

116 E 4th St, Pecos, TX 79772

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Peaceful Garden Funeral Home

TX

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