David Gomez was born on December 24, 1942, in San Antonio, Texas. At the age of seventy-six, he went home to be with our Lord on December 20, 2019. Mr. Gomez was preceded in death by his parents Jesus Gomez and Elisa Adame Gomez; and his siblings Jesus Gomez, Jr., Jorge Gomez, and Jesse Segura, Jr.
He is survived by his siblings Jose Gomez, Frances Perez, and Gloria Cruz; his wife Guadalupe Garcia Gomez; his children David Gomez, Jr. (wife Kennedy Gomez), Mary Helen Gomez Solis, and Mary Elizabeth Wehman (husband Victor Wehman, III); and his five grandchildren Olivia Claire Gomez, Emilio Gomez Solis, III, Joseph Alexander Gomez, Brandon Sherman Matthias Wehman, and David Gomez Solis, III. He is also survived by his godson Franklin Raymond Hanna, Jr. and goddaughters Teresa Aguilar Soto and Madison Gabriel Mitchell; along with countless other family and friends whom were blessed to know him.
David Gomez, Sr. graduated from Edgewood High School, Class of 1961, where he met his future wife, Guadalupe Garcia. He enlisted in the United States Air Force on January 14, 1964. On July 12, 1964, he married his beloved wife of 55 years, Guadalupe Garcia (Gomez) at St. Gabriel Catholic Church. He served two tours in Vietnam as an Aircraft Mechanic, during which he was awarded the USAF Commendation Medal. After serving 22 years, he retired from the USAF in September 1985. He also retired from Fort Sam Houston ISD after 23 years, where he enjoyed being a bus driver for special needs children at Fort Sam Houston Elementary School.
Mr. Gomez was an avid Dallas Cowboys and San Antonio Spurs fan. He was the perfect example of a husband and father that worked hard to provide for his family. He was dearly loved and adored by his wife, children, grandchildren, and extended family members. He touched the lives of many people with his smile and generosity and always maintained his trademark sense of humor.
He will truly be missed, but we can take comfort that he is now resting in Heavenly peace with Father God, our Savior Jesus Christ. Our memories and love for him will forever remain in our hearts.