Thomas “Tomas” Garcia Gonzales

Thomas “Tomas” Garcia Gonzales, 75, passed April 27, 2022, in Oklahoma City, OK. He was born on March 7, 1947 in Natalia, Texas to his parents, Ambrosio and Jesusa (Garcia) Gonzales. He is also preceded by son, Thomas Gonzales Jr.; granddaughter, Amanda Gonzales; and siblings, Trenida, Maria Ana, Jesus, Jeronimo, Natividad, Pedro, Policarpio, Felesita, Isac, Jacinta, Rosita, and Jeronima.
He is survived by his son, Michael Castro Gonzales and spouse Laureen of Natalia, TX; son, Mark Gonzales and spouse Teresa of Oklahoma City, OK; daughter, Jessica Gonzales and spouse Roger of Idaho Falls, ID; daughter, Vanessa Gonzales and spouse Dakotah of Oklahoma City, OK; sister, Blasita Garcia of Plainview, TX; sister Bentura Gaspar and spouse Pedro of Florida; sister-in-law, Eustolia Gonzales of Lockney, TX; former spouse, Leonor McLing of Idaho Falls, ID; and former spouse, Mary Gonzales of Oklahoma City, OK; along with 11 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was a devoted Dad, Grandpa, and “Papa”. He will forever be remembered as a loving and supportive father and his kind acts will continue to inspire us. He recently celebrated his 75th birthday with family and friends in March. Thomas began federal civil service in the 70’s at Kelly Air Force Base, TX, and in 1976 he transferred to Tinker Air Force Base, OK. He served as an Aviation Sheet Metal Mechanic for over 40 years before retiring in 2014.
A Rosary and Visitation was held on April 29, 2022 at the chapel of Moore Funeral Home in Moore, OK. A Graveside Liturgy of the Word was also held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Oklahoma City, OK, followed by a celebration of life with family and friends in his honor.