Jose De La Luz Gonzalez entered eternal rest on Sunday, Jan. 11, at Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance at the age of 87.

He was born on Dec. 19, 1921, to Agapito and Maria Gonzalez in Cerralvo, Nuevo Leon Mexico. He is preceded in death by his parents, Agapito and Maria Gonzalez.

Mr. Gonzalez is survived by his wife, Mariana Gonzalez; his children, Maria Elva (Oscar) Villarreal, Agapito (Josie) Gonzalez, Jose Manuel (Carmen) Gonzalez, Rogelio A. (Maria Luisa) Gonzalez, Griselda (David) Calderon, Maricela (Antonio) de los Santos, Mary (Arnoldo) Espericueta, Rene Gonzalez, and Normalinda (Daryl) Price; 21 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 12, 2009 from 5 to 9 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. at the Gonzalez Family Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. at St, Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in San Carlos. Palbearers will be Joe Gonzalez, Rogelio A. Gonzalez Jr., Ray Espericueta, Oscar Villarreal, Jessie Gonzalez, and Joey Gonzalez. Funeral arrangements and services are being directed by the Gonzalez Family Funeral Home LLC of Edinburg