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Restwood Funeral Home & Memorial Park

1038 West Plantation DR, Clute, TX

OBITUARY

Richard Henry Gomez

September 11, 1951March 20, 2020
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Richard Henry Gomez, 68, of Bryan, Texas, went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2020. Richard was born to Henry and Helen Gomez on September 11, 1951 in Bryan, Texas. Richard married Mary Gomez in Bryan, Texas on November 5, 1977. Richard and Mary were married for 42 years.

Richard was an electrician and longtime member of IBEW Local #716. In his spare time, Richard enjoyed going salt-water fishing with his family and grandkids; but would go by himself for quiet reflection. He also loved riding his motorcycle. He would ride all over with his friends; enjoying the open road and ride. Richard was a dedicated grandfather. He loved going their sporting events, school events, and just spending time with his grandkids. He also enjoyed reading books; especially books by Dean Koontz. Richard also enjoyed listening to Blues music.

Richard is preceded in death by parents, Henry and Helen Gomez; sister, Theresa Robbins; and nephew, Trevor Jochimsen.

Richard is survived by wife, Mary (Terry) Gomez; daughter, Sara Lopez and husband Manuel, grandsons, Johnathan and Anthony Lopez; brother, Jimmy Gomez and wife Olga; sister, Anthonette Blakeslee and husband Richard; sister, Christine Dowling and husband Raymond; and many nieces and nephews.

Due to the current CDC and State of Texas recommendations; the family would like everyone to stay safe and thank everyone for their support. The family will be holding a private graveside service on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Restwood Funeral Home and Memorial Park.

  • FAMILY

  • Richard is survived by wife, Mary (Terry) Gomez; daughter, Sara Lopez and husband Manuel, grandsons, Johnathan and Anthony Lopez; brother, Jimmy Gomez and wife Olga; sister, Anthonette Blakeslee and husband Richard; sister, Christine Dowling and husband Raymond; and many nieces and nephews.

Services

  • A Gathering to Celebrate the Life of Richard Friday, March 27, 2020
  • Graveside Service Friday, March 27, 2020

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Liza Sweazea

March 26, 2020

My deepest condolences to you Terry and Sara .Words cannot express the sadness.Richard was an amazing person and I had the honor of knowing him for over 30 years .He was always willing to teach my son Trey anything that had to do with anything cuz Richard Really knew it all .Thanks for the great memories that we shared !!! Terry may you and Sara find the strength to carry on !!! I love both of you dearly compadre forever 🌸

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Biography

Richard was born to Henry and Helen Gomez on September 11, 1951 in Bryan, Texas. Richard married Mary Gomez in Bryan, Texas on November 5, 1977. Richard and Mary were married for 42 years.

Richard was an electrician and longtime member of IBEW Local #716. In his spare time, Richard enjoyed going salt-water fishing with his family and grandkids; but would go by himself for quiet reflection. He also loved riding his motorcycle. He would ride all over with his friends; enjoying the open road and ride. Richard was a dedicated grandfather. He loved going their sporting events, school events, and just spending time with his grandkids. He also enjoyed reading books; especially books by Dean Koontz. Richard also enjoyed listening to Blues music.