Daniel (Dan) P. Gonzales, Jr. received his angel wings on September 2, 2018 at the age of 55 after a short illness. He was born on April 20, 1963 in Hidalgo County to Daniel and Minerva Gonzales, Sr. Dan worked at Applied Materials in Austin for many years. Dan lived life everyday as if there was no tomorrow. He loved life and every aspect of anything natural. Dan loved animals, all animals, and always was first to volunteer to help. He lived his life for all his “babies”, Neville, Winnie, Apollo, Christopher and Roxy. The world needs more unique, kind and loving individuals like Dan. Dan never met a stranger and immediately became friends for life.
Dan is preceded in death by his father Daniel Gonzales, Sr. and is survived by his mother, Minerva Gonzales, Sisters Elizabeth (Roy) Barrera, Deborah (Sergio) Garcia, Brenda (Gary) LaRose and his brother Robert (Marilyn) Gonzales. He leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews, cousins, and Aunts. Many and Many close friends who he considered family.
A Memorial Service to celebrate Dan’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel, 4357 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412.
In lieu of flowers please make donations of your choice to any Animal Sanctuary or Shelter, which was Danny’s wishes.