Mr. Florencio Gomez, 98, of Hale Center, Texas passed away on January 8, 2023 in Plainview, Texas. He was born on October 29, 1924 in Odem, Texas. He was born to Bartolo and Jaquina Gomez. He married Raquel Martinez in 1950.
A public visitation and rosary will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at 6:00pm at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Hale Center, Texas. A Funeral Mass celebrating his life of 98 years will be held on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church in Hale Center with Fr. Raymundo Manriquez officiating.
Florencio moved to Hale Center in 1950. He worked as a farm laborer for most of his life beginning with the late John Trimmier Jr. and ending with the late Donald Chapman. He will be remembered by many for his kind heart, his love for his family, his hard work ethic, his words of wisdom, and his charming smile.
Florencio is survived by his four daughters; Carmen Lopez of Odem Texas, Lorien Gomez of Kingsville, Texas, Diana Gomez of Hale Center, Texas, and Teresa Martinez of Hale Center Texas; one son; Raymond Gomez and wife Veronica of Hale Center, Tx; 27 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren, and many other loved ones that meant the world to him. He was preceded in death by his wife Raquel Gomez; and two sons, Florencio Gomez Jr. and Rene Gomez.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Gilbert Trevino Jr., Brian Hernandez., Jose Florencio Martinez, Jonathan Trevino, Gabriel Gomez, and Maugro Gomez Jr.