OBITUARY

John Gomez

May 13, 1935May 20, 2019

John Gomez, 84, of Grandview, passed away May 20, 2019, at St. Joseph Hospital Kansas City. John was born May 13, 1935, in Kansas City, Mo. to Joseph and Macaria Gomez. He married Lucienne Penot-Chokota in Kansas City, Mo, December 9, 1967. He was employed as a senior clothing designer for Lee Jeans for over 20 years. He designed sports coats for several Presidents. He served in the US Navy during Vietnam as a mechanic and attained the rank of Seaman Apprentice. He enjoyed his family, reading, hunting, fishing, roller skating, skiing, tennis, bowling (nicknamed the 300 kid), sports (including the Chiefs). He was a beekeeper for over 50 years and was referred to as the Bee-Man. He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; his son, Dana Gomez; and his grandson, Nicholas Paul Chokota. He is survived by his wife; four children, Théa Amsden (Jason), Anna Torbert (Sean), Alex Gomez (Raeleen), and Paul-Luc Chokota; eleven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers; one sister; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, May 24, 2019
  • Mass of the Resurrection Friday, May 24, 2019
  • Committal Service & Military Honors Friday, May 24, 2019

Memories

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Lori Evans

May 22, 2019

Thea and Family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY