Margarito Jacques Gomez


Margarito Jacques Gomez of Fort Stockton passed away Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Fort Stockton at the age of 92 years. He was born on Sept. 16, 1925, in Big Spring to Faustino Gomez and Leonor Jacques.

Gomez is survived by his wife, Jesusita Velasquez Gomez; his sons, Fernando Gomez and wife Linda of Oklahoma, Reynaldo Gomez and wife Bertha of El Paso, and Jimmy Gomez and wife Priscilla of Midland; his daughters, Elodia Valeriano of Fort Stockton, Rosaria Coronado of Fort Stockton, Celia Zermeno of Barstow, Josie and husband Robert Franco of Fort Stockton, Irma and husband Jose Padilla of Fort Stockton, Aurora and husband Mateo Gonzalez of Fort Stockton, and Erlinda and husband Eloy Granado of Midland; and his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great- grandchildren.

Gomez is preceded in death by his parents; and his son, Jose Luis.

Visitation was Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with rosary beginning at 7 p.m. at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Stockton. Funeral service was on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, beginning at 1 p.m. at Saint Joseph Church in Fort Stockton. Burial followed at East Hill Cemetery.

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