Gravesite services for Jimmy (Jumbo) Gonzales, 60, of San Rafael, New Mexico will be on Friday, October 16, 2020 at San Rafael Cemetery at 11 a.m.
Jimmy was born on July 25, 1959 in Grants, N.M., to Frank (Pancho) Gonzales and Della M. Gonzales and passed away on March 6, 2020. Jimmy liked to fish, was known for his great carne adovada, his special sense of humor, and the joy he found in every opportunity to be productive through the simple pleasures of work. He genuinely treasured his relationships with good friends and family and will be greatly missed by all those who were blessed to have known him.
Jimmy is survived by his brothers: Teddy Gonzales and wife Lisa of San Rafael, and Greg Gonzales of Bluewater Lake, N.M.; sisters: Mona Roberts and husband Randy Roberts of Grants, Yvonne Gonzales of Albuquerque, N.M., Rachel Gabaldon and husband Jeff of Grants; nephews: Matthew and Samuel Gonzales of Grants, Colin and Rory Roberts of Grants, Bobby Gabaldon of Las Vegas, Nevada; nieces: Tracy Gonzales of Grants, Kristyanna Gabaldon of Albuquerque, N.M.; eight great-nieces, four great-nephews, one great great-niece, and one great great-nephew.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents: Frank and Della Gonzales; and sister-in-law: Janie Gonzales.