Thomas R. Gonzales, Jr.
March 28, 1974 – October 24, 2020
Thomas was born in Omaha, Nebraska at the University Hospital on March 28, 1974 and entered into rest on October 24, 2020 at the age of 46.
Preceded in death by grandparents, Ben Gillenwater and Ernie Van Sickle; great-grandparents, Clarence Kindig (Lena), Callie Hecker and Rosa Ponce; uncles, Randy Dean Gillenwater and Ruben Gonzales; aunt, Rita Nielson; and cousins, David Alan Bishop and Kathy Castro. Survived by four children: Ivanna Gonzales, Isaiah Gonzales, Gianna Gonzales and Matthew Brenen; parents, Thomas R. Gonzales Sr. and Roxanne (Gillenwater) Gonzales; brother, Chris B. Gonzales; sister, Kelsey Gonzales; grandparents, Lena Gonzales, Wanda Van Sickle and Harold Kephart; many aunts, uncle, cousins, and friends.
Thomas worked at OCB Plumbing. He attended school at ABC Inc. Thomas was involved with mission, helped out with youth group, daycare, block parties, and co-led overcomer meetings.
Thomas was very kind, warm hearted, loving, loyal, easy to talk to, quirky, funny, loved kids, loved hiking with the kids and dogs. He had an amazing smile and was always smiling, and he loved to pull pranks on people. Thomas was an awesome friend, son, brother, and father!
Thomas also served for a short time in the Army, stationed in Hawaii.
VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Saturday, October 31st from 12 Noon to 2pm, at the West Center Chapel followed by FUNERAL SERVICE at 2pm.
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