Roberto C. Gonzalez, 76, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Laredo, Texas.
Roberto, known as Beto to his family and close friends, was a beloved husband to Diana for 54 years. He was in a leadership role upon his retirement from Union Pacific Railroad and served in the Army National Guard at a young age. He enjoyed spending time outdoors and with family. Years with his grandchildren were a source of great joy, and he was blessed to have met his great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Antonio Gonzalez and Elvira Gonzalez; brother Antonio C. Gonzalez.
Mr. Gonzalez is survived by his loving wife, Diana H. Gonzalez; daughters, Yvonne (Wade) Barton, Clarissa “Claire” (Roberto “Bobby”) Paez; grandchildren, Adam (Emilie) Barton, Luke Barton, and Christina Paez; great-grandchildren, Evelynn Moore, Ronin Barton, and Vera Barton; siblings, Jesus (Hermelinda) Gonzalez, Maria de los Angeles (Jose) Benavides; sister-in-law, Sylvia Gonzalez. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family is thankful for all the thoughts and prayers they have received.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Michael J. Fox Foundation to support their research in finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
Arrangements were under the direction of Hillside Funeral Home, 310 Hillside Road.