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Moises V. Gonzales

January 13, 1939 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

Reverend Moises Vasquez Gonzales, age 83, peacefully and quietly passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022.  He was born January 13, 1939 to Luciano Gonzales and Rosa Vasquez Diaz.  He will be a lasting memory in the hearts of all whose lives he touched.
 
Reverend Gonzales came to know the Lord February 28, 1980 at Primera Iglesia Bautista in Flour Bluff, Texas.  There he served as Deacon and together with his supportive wife, Virginia Gonzales, they served as Youth Counselors.  He later studied at Corpus Christi State University thru Howard Payne University in preparation for his Pastorate.  He was a licensed ordained minister through the Baptist General Convention of Texas for 38 years. Reverend Gonzales served in several churches and missions in the South Texas area ranging from Pettus, Texas to San Benito, Texas.  Serving together as a family, as the children moved on Reverend Gonzales and his wife served as house parents for the South Texas Children’s Home in Mineral, Texas.
 
Reverend Gonzales was a devoted Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle, Grandfather and Great Grandfather, Brother in Christ and eternal friend.  Thru his exemplary example we learned to serve others, devote ourselves to God and love one another unconditionally! Reverend Gonzales will forever be remembered for his vibrant personality and loving concern when talking to others about Jesus. Bringing joy to the lives of those he encountered was a daily ritual; creating smiles and offering hope of eternal life was his life-long mission.  His jokes were always a great way to break the ice and served to bring a heartfelt chuckle and a huge smile.  His presence was seldom forgotten through his sense of compassion and understanding. Every life touched by his selfless life example will have an enduring story to share. Blessed was this world because He was in it!
 
Moises Vasquez Gonzales is preceded in death by his father Luciano Gonzales, his mother Rosa Vasquez Diaz and his baby sister Maria Elena Vasquez Gonzales.
 
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Alicia Del Bosque Gonzales, Children Eloy (Denisa) Gonzales, Elias (Velma) Gonzales, Moises (Teresa) Gonzales, Jr, Evah (Ebrahim) D. Gonzales-Torbatian, Roy (Sulema) Gonzales, grandchildren, Sarah (David) Van Mantgem, Jessica (Dakin) Gonzales-Martin, Suzi Alice Uhling, Nichole Gonzales, Samantha Gonzales, Dominique Danielle Gonzales, Stefphanie Marlene (Larry) Martinez-Saldana, Estevan Marcos Martinez III, Esaiah (Lauren) Martinez, Jose Ruben (Rebecca) Gonzales, Jessayra Justice (Julius) Pinto, Jayren Eloy Gonzales, Jordan Roy Gonzales, great-grandchildren, Maddison Marcela Watts, Allison Isabella Watts, Isaiah Elias Uhling, Jacob Lawrence Uhling, Kairi Rae Sepulveda, Elijio Luciano Gonzales, Troy Samuel Garza, Ezequiel Jude Martinez-Saldana, Marlene Lee Martinez-Saldana, Persephone Lee Martinez-Saldana, Genesis Galilea Gonzales, Esme Marie Gonzales, Oliver Pinto, brothers and sisters, Clementina (Guadalupe) Herrera, Raquel (Samuel) Rodriguez, Juana Haskins, Sara Agado, Aaron (Sandy) Diaz, nieces and nephews, Carlos (Mary) Herrera, Mike Herrera (deceased), Benito Herrera, Daniel (Olivia) Herrera, Antonio Tony Herrera, Elizabeth (Marcelino) Vara, Samuel (Melinda) Rodriguez, Jr., Jacob Rodriguez, Santiago (LeAnn) Rodriguez, Gracie (Johnnie) Moralez, Orfa Rodriguez, Rhoda (Abel) Castillo, Rachel (Daniel) Paquat, Bobby Gene (Elizabeth) Matthews, Leila Lorraine Corbitt, Harold Anthony Corbitt, Moy Boone (Barbara) Corbitt, Darrel Fred Corbitt, Lesley Wayne (Chrystal) Corbitt and Wesley Layne Corbitt, David Agado, Idolina (Mark) Gilbraeth, Deandra (Frank) Serna.
 
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home 2409 Baldwin Blvd. Service will follow at 7:00 p.m. that same evening. Interment will take place at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Wednesday May 11, at 10:00 a.m.
 
Having the distinguished honor to serve as pallbearers are, Estevan Marcos Martinez III, Esaiah Mateo Martinez, Julius Pinto, Jose Ruben Gonzales, Jayren Eloy Gonzales, Jordan Roy Gonzales.  Honorary pallbearers are, Isaiah Elias Uhling, Jacob Lawrence Uhling.
  
Special Thank you to Iglesia Bautista Emmanuel; Brother Joe Jaime; Grace Rodriguez-Moralez; Monte Sinai Baptist Church; Primera Iglesia Bautista Mathis, Texas; Berclair Baptist Mission; Primera Iglesia Bautista San Benito; John Chavarria, Suzi Alice Uhling, Aaron Diaz, Claudia Garza, Leila, Andrea and Aleah Corbitt, Esaiah Mateo Martinez, Stefphanie Martinez-Saldana.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
May 10, 2022

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Service
Tuesday
May 10, 2022

7:00 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Video is available for this event


Graveside Service
Wednesday
May 11, 2022

10:00 AM
Memory Gardens Cemetery

Corpus Christi, TX

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