Gilbert Ronnie Gomez, age 66, passed away on October 22, 2023, surrounded by loved ones. He was born on May 10, 1957, in San Antonio TX. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert G. Gomez and Mary A. Gomez, his brother, Jerry J. Gomez and brother-in-law Ray D. Gonzales. His passing reunites him with his loved ones who went before him.
Gilbert was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Gilbert is survived by his beloved wife, Evelyn M. Gomez, with whom he shared a remarkable 42 years of marriage and a lifetime of love. Their enduring love story was a testament to their deep connection and commitment to one another.
Together with Evelyn, Gilbert had a loving family, including his son, Roger V. Gomez, and his cherished grandson, Alexander R. Gomez. His family, especially his grandson, was the center of his world, and his devotion to them was unwavering. His love for his grandson was immeasurable and unmatched. Their bond was one of deep affection, and Gilbert found immense joy and pride in watching his grandson grow and thrive. His guidance, support, and unconditional love were constants in their lives. He leaves behind a legacy of love and strong family bonds that will continue to flourish.
A testament to his strength and resilience, Gilbert overcame throat cancer in 2005, but he faced serious ongoing side effects resulting from his cancer treatment. Despite these challenges, with the support of his family, he demonstrated the power of hope and determination in his journey as a cancer survivor, inspiring all who knew him.
A true sports enthusiast, Gilbert had a special place in his heart for the San Antonio Spurs and the Dallas Cowboys. He never missed a game and would shout at the TV as if the teams could hear him. His passion for sports was contagious and he shared many unforgettable moments with loved ones while cheering on his favorite teams.
Gilbert's love also extended to his faithful canine companions, Maggie, Sadie, and Samson. He considered these schnauzers a part of the family and enjoyed countless moments of joy and companionship with his beloved dogs.
Gilbert was known to have a big, sweet tooth. He relished in indulging in his favorite treats, particularly a wide variety of sweets. Whenever indulging in his favorite sweet treats, he displayed an infectious childlike joy, his face lighting up like that of a little kid, revealing the sheer delight and happiness it brought him. This innocent pleasure was a testament to his pure and genuine spirit.
Gilbert's memory and legacy will live on through the love he shared, the memories he created, and the values he instilled in those fortunate enough to know him. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. His wisdom, laughter, guidance, and unwavering love will forever be deeply missed.