Gregorio “Goyo” Mendez Sr., 83, died on November 12, 2021 with children and grandchildren by his side. He was born May 25, 1938 in Pearsall to Francisco and Alejandra Mendez.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Goyo is survived by his siblings Juan Quinonez, Francisco Mendez (Adelia), Ascencion Mendez Sr. (Yolanda), Bonifacio Mendez Sr. (Maria), Maria Antonio Torres (Juan), Camilo Mendez (Alma), Pedro Quinonez (Francisca), Natividad Mendez (Modesta), Eleno Quinonez (Francis) and Maria Quinonez (Juan), children Gregorio Mendez Jr. (Elva), Jesus Mendez (Norma), Norma Mendez and Michael Mendez, grandchildren Lori Ann Mendez Elizondo (John), Gregorio Mendez III, Jessica Mendez Camargo (Alejandro), Jesse Mendez Jr., Valerie Irene Mendez (John), Estefani Jazlynn Loa, Michelle Marie Mendez, Luke Alaniz, Rico Benavidez and Noah Rodriguez.
He was married to Irene Gutierrez Mendez.
Visitation was held on Thursday, November 18 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels from 3 to 9 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Funeral services were held on Friday, November 19 at the Templo Lirio De Los Valles Church at 10 a.m. Interment followed at the Pearsall Catholic Cemetery (West).
Pallbearers included Jessica Mendez Camargo, Luke Alaniz, John Mendez, Gilbert Mendez, JP Elizondo and Noah Rodriguez.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels.