1943 Richard 2016

Richard Gonzales

July 7, 1943 — August 13, 2016

Richard A. Gonzales

1943 ~ 2016

Richard passed away at home on August 13, 2016 while surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Salida, Colorado July 7, 1943 to Edward and Antonia Torres Gonzales. Richard retired from Kennecott Copper Corp. after 40 years of service. He loved spending time with his son’s, camping, hunting and fishing. Richard was happiest when he was with his children and grandchildren. He dedicated many years to coaching wrestling at Cyprus High School where he was a strong influence on many. Richard will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Richard is survived by his children; Julie (Brenda), Christine, Toni, Richard, Matthew, grandchildren; Brandon (Julie), Michael (Tiff), Christopher (Amber), Mathew, Jerika, Alex, Aala, Madilynn, 6 great-grandchildren, brother, Jerry (Sue).  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Barbara.

A heartfelt thanks to Jane MacPherson, Dr. Prosthofer, Anita, Ricky and all the staff at the Huntsman Cancer Center, the nursing staff at IHC and St. Joseph’s, for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Huntsman Cancer Center.

A funeral mass will be held 11 am Monday August 22, 2016 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2864 S 9000 W, Magna. Visitations will be 5-7 pm Sunday at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 W 2700 S, Magna with a Rosary at 7 pm, and 10-10:45 am Monday prior to services.

Interment: Pleasant Green Cemetery. Condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Richard Gonzales, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, August 21, 2016

5:00 - 7:00pm (Mountain time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Recitation of the Rosary

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Starts at 7:00pm (Mountain time)

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

Monday, August 22, 2016

10:00 - 10:45am (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

2840 S 9000 W, Magna, UT 84044

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, August 22, 2016

Starts at 11:00am (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

2840 S 9000 W, Magna, UT 84044

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree