September 9, 1930 – January 24, 2013
Val Gomez, 82, of Evans passed away on January 24, 2013 of cancer. Val was born in Johnstown on September 9, 1930. He attended country schools.
Val was married to Toni Archibeque on August 6, 1956, they married were married 56 years.
Val worked for Eckhart Farms for many years and then went on to work for Agland as a truck driver for 25 years. He loved working for Agland and loved the people he served and took great pride in his work day to day. Val was a very hard worker. He loved old country music and old western movies. His grandson, Matt, said, “After this cowboy, they broke the mold.”
Val is survived by his wife, Toni, his son, Wayne, his grandsons, Wayne Jr. and Matthew, great-grandson, Nico, sisters, Lena Renteria of California, Cindy Gomez of Greeley and Irene Tellez of Greeley and many nieces and nephews.
Val was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Aurora Gomez, brothers, Gus, Steve and Joe and sisters, Martha, Mercedes and Grace.
The Recitation of the Rosary will be at 9:30 a.m. and the Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Greeley. Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Stoddard Funeral Home from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Burial will follow the Mass at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Contributions may be made to the family in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 W. 28th St., Greeley, CO 80634.
Please visit www.stoddardsunset.com to sign online guestbook.
- Visitation Tuesday, January 29, 2013
- Rosary Service Wednesday, January 30, 2013
- Funeral Service Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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January 30, 2013
TONI AND WAYNE. THE GREAT MEMORIES WILL ALWAYS BE WITH ME AND MY ENTIRE FAMILY ON THE GREAT FRIENDSHIP YOUR DAD/HUSBAND HAD WITH MY FATHER(SAL MARTINEZ). WORDS CANT DESCRIBE HOW WE WILL MISS VAL, BUT KNOWING THE LOVE AND MEMORIES WILL ALWAYS STAY WITH US ALL. GOD BLESS YOUR WHOLE FAMILY AND STAY IN TOUCH.
January 29, 2013
My deepest sympathies from Manuel & Angie Apodaca. Longmont Co. 80501
January 28, 2013
My deepest sympathies to my aunt Tony and family. Uncle Val was a very special and dear man. Forever will be remember for having such a kind heart.