February 20, 1948 - May 16, 2020
A celebration of the life of Louis N. Gonzales, 72, of Lubbock, Texas will be 2:00 PM, Friday, May 22, 2020 in Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. Richard Rush officiating. Please celebrate the life of Louis by visiting www.sandersfuneralhome.com. Louis passed away May 16, 2020. Louis was born February 20, 1948 in Petersburg, TX to Nicolas and Aurora Gonzales. He graduated from Plainview High School and attended Wayland Baptist University. He served in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant E-5 during the Vietnam War. Louis married San Juanita C. Melendez on September 11, 1971 in Plainview, Texas. He was a central district manager for United Parcel Services until his retirement. He was member of Calvary Baptist Church where he sung with the church choir. Louis was a loving husband and father who was known for his lightheartedness and loving personality. He was a kind man who always carried a positive attitude. His smile was infectious, and he always seemed to have a timely joke up his sleeve. Louis was selfless and always put others before himself, even when it was an inconvenience. He never wanted to burden anyone and was always ready to lend a helping hand. Louis loved to cook and even opened up and ran the Texian Café. He frequently made gourmet meals for family gatherings. Anyone that ever had a chance to eat his food immediately recognized he had a true talent in the kitchen. Louis loved attending church and worshipping and praising God through music by singing in the choir. Louis’ hobbies included watching live sporting events, especially the Cowboys and the Chiefs, he loved to play golf, attend grandkids sporting events, and spend time with family. Loved ones include wife San Juanita C. (Janie) Gonzales; father Nicolas Gonzales; daughter Niki Rae Flores; daughter Katie Ann Gonzales; son Jon-Roman Gonzales; sister Ruby Ormsby; sister Delia Rodriquez; grandchildren, Alexandria Gonzales, Antonio Aguilar, Brianna Flores, Oscar Aguilar, Claudia Flores, Izaiah Aguilar, Gabriella Flores, Yasmin Esquivel, Simon Flores, Giles Gonzales, Isabella Gonzales and Jayden Flores; great granddaughters, Charlotte and Juliana Gonzales. He was preceded in death by Aurora Gonzales (Mother) and Richard Lee Gonzales (Brother).
A celebration of the life of Louis N. Gonzales, 72, of Lubbock, Texas will be 2:00 PM, Friday, May 22, 2020 in Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. Richard Rush officiating. Please celebrate the life of Louis by visiting www.sandersfuneralhome.com. Louis... View Obituary & Service Information
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