March 24, 1940 – July 10, 2019
Armando H. Gonzales, also known as Speedy, age 79, passed away on July 10, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. He was born March 24, 1940 in Abilene, Texas to Rosendo and Eulalia Gonzales. Armando was raised in Abilene, Texas and graduated from Abilene High School in 1960.
He worked as a baliff for the Dallas County Grand Jury for fifteen years. He then proceeded to work with the Dallas County Constables Office where he retired after ten years of service.
Armando enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with teaching them songs and dancing moves. He loved his four legged companion named Chata and enjoyed taking walks with her. He also loved to travel with his children and grandchildren.
His family and friends will always remember him as a kind, giving, strong man of faith along with his love of music. He especially enjoyed playing his guitar and saxophone.
We thank you Father God for blessing us with an amazing dad. We love and miss you Pops!
Mr. Gonzales is preceded in death by Soledad Gonzales, Rosendo Gonzales, Jr., and Manuela Gaona.
He is survived by his sons, Michael Ross Gonzales and his wife Karen, Russell Armando Gonzales and Gabriel Scott Gonzales; his only daughter, Amanda Heather Garcia; grandchildren, Brittney Michelle Gonzales, Brian Gonzalez, Hillary Nicole Gonzales, Michael Eric Gonzales, Mia Analise Gonzales, Ayianna Ellena Gonzales, Paris Michael Gonzales, Alyssandra Gabrielle Garcia, Marcus Isiah Garcia, Michael Ross Gonzales, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Samantha Jordan Torres, Brian Gonzalez Jr., and Brilynn Monroe Gonzalez, his brothers Gonzalo Gonzales, Vale Gonzales, Crestino Gonzales, his sister-in-law Ester Gonzales, his sisters Eulalia Navarette, and Hope Martinez , his brother-in-law Tony Martinez, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Rest in Peace Armando Gonzales!
- Michael Ross Gonzales, Son
- Karen Gonzales, Daughter-in-law
- Russell Armando Gonzales, Son
- Gabriel Scott Gonzales, Son
- Amanda Heather Garcia, Daughter
- Brittney Michelle Gonzales, Grandchild
- Brian Gonzalez, Grandchild
- Hillary Nicole Gonzales, Grandchild
- Michael Eric Gonzales, Grandchild
- Mia Analise Gonzales, Grandchild
- Ayianna Ellena Gonzales, Grandchild
- Paris Michael Gonzales, Grandchild
- Alyssandra Gabrielle Garcia, Grandchild
- Marcus Isiah Garcia, Grandchild
- Michael Ross Gonzales Jr., Grandchild
- Samantha Jordan Torres, Great Grandchild
- Brian Gonzalez Jr., Great Grandchild
- Brilynn Monroe Gonzalez, Great Grandchild
- Visitation Monday, July 15, 2019
- Rosary Monday, July 15, 2019
- Funeral Mass Tuesday, July 16, 2019
July 14, 2019
Amanda, my family and I want to extend our most sincere and deepest condolences to you and your family. May God bring you the peace within your spirit and the strength to get through this difficult time.
Maria Rosa Escobedo
July 12, 2019
To all of Mr. Armando Gonzales family members,
We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family and are deeply saddened by the news of your loss. We pray that God will grant the Gonzales family the strength and ease the pain of this loss.
We can’t imagine what the family must be feeling right now, but we want you to know that we are just a phone call away.
May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead and hope that our Lord brings you and your family the much-needed peace during this sad time. A good heart has stopped beating, a good soul ascended to heaven.
Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember and we will never forget Armando and will pray for him . I will always remember his big SMILE and laughter. May God give him eternal rest.
Please accept our deepest condolences and God bless.
Oscar and Rosa Escobedo
July 12, 2019
We are so sorry for the loss. Our most sincere condolences to you and your family.
Emily Rosales and family.