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Alfonso C. Gonzalez, 86, of Brownsville, Texas, devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend, entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Valley Baptist Medical Center–Brownsville surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico on March 22, 1934. He is preceded in death by his parents and 7 sisters and 4 brothers.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Ninfa Gonzalez; children Alfonso Gonzalez Jr. (Sylvia), Joel Gonzalez (Rosie), Jaime (Nereyda); grandchildren Alfonso III, Mónica Lizeth (Aurelio), Alexis Edith (Alex), Jaime Joel, Jennifer, Ivan Diego, Jaime Alejandro, Cristian Gerardo, and Alan Davian; great grandchildren Logan Aurelio Hernandez, and one baby on the way. He worked for BISD Transportation Department and retired after 24 years of service. Devoted husband, great father, and best friend to his children. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren. Entertaining his grandchildren with his wonderful and contagious sense of humor and silly costumes. He will be missed and loved by all who knew him.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 from 1 to 7 PM with a prayer service at 6 PM at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will continue Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 8 AM. Interment will be at 10 AM at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens. Funeral Services have been entrusted to Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Crematory & Flower Shop. 657 Springmart Blvd., Brownsville, Texas (956) 350-8485

  1. December 21, 2020

    My parents and family were blessed with a deep, true friendship with the Gonzalez family for many years. I have many happy memories of my dad and Poncho grilling outside with music n of course a few cold beers. I never witnessed a disagreement between them, only laughter and good times. I only new Poncho as a great family man and friend to all. He will be missed but not forgotten ❤️

    Manuel Rodriguez

  2. December 21, 2020

    My condolences to the Gonzalez family. May the Lord give you strength, peace, and comfort during this difficult and sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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