Charlie Vasquez

October 19, 1935December 30, 2020

Charlie P. Vasquez passed away on December 30,2020. He was born in Stamford, Texas on October 19, 1935. Charlie married the former Amely Alvarez of Gonzales, Texas on November 28, 1957. In 1959, Charlie and Amely moved to Victoria, Texas where they raised four children. Charlie is survived by his wife, Amely of 63 years, his two sons Mark of Austin, Texas, Gerald (Yolanda) of Victoria, Texas; and two daughters, Lisa Rivera (Frank) and Lori Davant (Ethan). Charlie had 9 grandchildren: Matthew, Michael and Melanie Vasquez, Chloe, Bijou, and Sawyer Davant, Katie Martinez (Amauri), Jenna and Frank Rivera Jr. Charlie also is survived by Erika (Andrew) Long and two step great grandchildren- Aaron and Ava Long. All from San Antonio, Texas. Also surviving are his sister Juanita Garcia of Las Vegas, Nevada and one brother, Ray Vasquez of Katy, Texas as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Charlie is preceded in death by his parents: Pedro and Maria Vasquez, three brothers: Pete Jr., Blackie and Gonzalo Vasquez. Charlie's greatest treasures and joy were his children and grandchildren. Visitation which will be held on the seventh of January at St. James Catholic Church in Gonzales, Texas from 10:30 to 11:30, with a rosary at 11:30 and funeral mass following at 12 noon for the immediate family. Interment to follow after Mass at St. James Cemetery. Please join us as we celebrate the life of Charlie via the internet livestream at: ( Funeral arrangements made under the care of Buffington Funeral Services in Gonzales, Texas. Due to the pandemic, masks will be required throughout entire services.


  • Amely Vasquez, Wife
  • Pedro Vasquez, Father (deceased)
  • Maria Vasquez, Grandmother (deceased)
  • Mark Vasquez, Son
  • Gerald Vasquez (Yolanda), Son
  • Lisa Rivera (Frank), Daughter
  • Lori Davant (Ethan), Daughter
  • Matthew Vasquez, Grandchild
  • Michael Vasquez, Grandchild
  • Melanie Vasquez, Grandchild
  • Chioe Davant, Grandchild
  • Bijou Davant, Grandchild
  • Sawyer Davant, Grandchild
  • Katie Martinez (Amauri), Grandchild
  • Jenna Rivera, Grandchild
  • Frank Rivera, Jr, Grandchild
  • Erika Long (Andrew), Grandchild
  • Aaron Long, Step Great Grandchild
  • Ava Long, Step Great Grandchild
  • Juanita Garcia, Sister
  • Ray Vasquez, Brother
  • Pete Vasquez, Jr, Brother (deceased)
  • Blackie Vasquez, Brother (deceased)
  • Gonzalo Vasquez, Brother (deceased)
  • Mr.Vasquez also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins to cherish his memory.

  • Matthew Vasquez
  • Michael Vasquez
  • Sawyer Davant
  • Amauri Martinez
  • Ranilo Ambat
  • Frank Rivera


  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 7, 2021

  • Rosary

    Thursday, January 7, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, January 7, 2021

  • Interment

    Thursday, January 7, 2021


Charlie Vasquez

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Pamela Gaytan (Vasquez)

January 7, 2021

You and dad were a hoot together and I know he loved to be with you. Rest in eternal peace uncle Charlie!
Always loved your visits and I will hold those visits in my heart. Love from your family in El Paso
Love you Uncle
Pamela and Louie