OBITUARY

Julio Gomez Jr.

May 30, 1943February 8, 2021
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Julio Gomez Jr., age 77, passed away on February 8, 2021, with his wife and children by his side, after living with cancer for over nine years. Julio was born May 30, 1943 in Laredo, Texas to Julio and Angelita (Lopez) Gomez. He graduated from Martin High School in 1962 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served until 1966, almost entirely aboard the U.S.S. Cunningham. After leaving the service, he married and made his home in Southern California, where he began his occupation as a printing press operator and spent time camping and motorcycling with his children, hiking in the Santa Ana mountains, and traveling throughout the state. Julio married Sharon Brenny in 1994, and they relocated to San Antonio, Texas the same year. Julio worked at Cenveo/Clark Printing from 1994 until he retired in 2008. He was a parishioner at St. Dominic Catholic Church where he volunteered with the Gardening Angels and delivered Meals on Wheels. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, road trips, walking his two little dogs, helping others and talking with anyone.

Julio was preceded in death by his parents, infant brothers, granddaughter Kaila Gomez, and former spouse Loretta Marlene (Sanchez) Schultz. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Sharon; children Teresa (Oscar) Sanchez and Steve (Lorie) Gomez; siblings Hector (Elisa) Gomez, Yolanda Salinas, Felix (Alma) Gomez, Juan Jose (Aurora) Gomez, Mario (Norma) Gomez; grandchildren Michael Burnley, Celena (Ben) Bowers, Kory Gomez, and Mariah Gomez; step-grandchildren Shauna, Nick and Brandon Johnson, and Joe and Jayden Martinez; four great-grandsons; and numerous nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends. He was a man of generosity, strength and integrity who will be deeply missed by those who knew him.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • Rosary Service

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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  • Funeral Mass

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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OTHER SERVICES:

  • Committal Service

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David Peralta

February 21, 2021

Julio was my backdoor neighbor and a friend. We would meet along the fence and talk occasionally, Julio would always be friendly and we enjoyed talking about his/my gardens. I would always enjoy talking to him and Sharon as they walked their dogs. I will miss Julio, he was a good neighbor, a true friend and a good person.
David and Carmen Peralta

Tom Nolan

February 21, 2021

Living in the same neighborhood, I always enjoyed running to Julio on our street or at the grocery store. He was a kind, gentle, soft spoken man. He always had time to visit and always left me with a smile.
I’ll miss him.

Mine Martinez

February 12, 2021

MY TIO JULIO. YOU WERE ALWAYS SPECIAL TO US. BEING MY MOM'S OLDER BROTHER N ALWAYS.COMING OVER TO BE WITH US ALL..YOUR SMILE WOULD MAKE US ALL SMILE BACK. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE THAT UNCLE NO ONE WILL EVER FORGET. You're GONNA BE MISSED IN OUR HEARTS. AND WHEN WE GET TOGETHER....BUT ONE DAY. WE ALL WILL BE TOGETHER AGAIN.. NOW I'M HAPPY NO MORE PAIN...YOU ARE FLYING STRAIGHT TO PARADISE..we love you TIO JULIO THATS ALL I HAVE TO SAY!!!!!

Donna Martinez

February 11, 2021

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When Uncle Tony and I met Julio for the first time we enjoyed him for his caring, and helping of others. Always determined to make sure everyone was happy. Steven and Teresa my heart is breaking for you, your father was ONE FINE MAN. Love you both, God Bless You!!

Sylvia Rivera

February 9, 2021

My condolences to the family Gomez. May God give you peace and comfort to your family in this difficult time. Psalms 9:9,10

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