David Tarrin “Trucha” Gonzales, 76, of Houston passed away Sunday, July 10, 2022. Viewing and visitation for Mr. Gonzales will begin Sunday, July 17, 2022, from 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Calvillo Funeral Home Chapel with a rosary at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be Monday, July 18, 2022, 10:00 a.m., at St Joseph’s Catholic Church with Father Raymundo Manriquez officiating. All arrangements were made under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home.
David was born June 30, 1946, in Big Spring. Texas to the late Guadalupe and Lilia Gonzales. He married Soyla Espinosa in 1967 in Lubbock, she preceded him in death on October 2005. He worked for several years as a cook and later in life as maintenance for an apartment complex. In his spare time, he enjoyed cooking, playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys and Houston Astros fan and loved to cheer his teams on to victory. He was known to be a very kind, generous, and patient person. However, David’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his family and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
David is preceded in death by his wife Soyla Gonzales; his parents; a brother Angel Gonzales; five sisters; Gloria Lucero, Rosa Perez, Lupita Gonzales, Maria Louisa Gonzales, and Linda Gonzales.
Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter Nicole Rodriguez Strandberg and husband Ron of Houston; two brothers; Bobby and Joe Gonzales of Lubbock; three sisters, Mary Arredondo, Josie Vara and Margie Chavira, all from Lubbock; five grandchildren; Lorenzo Gonzales, Destinee Rodriguez, Devin Strandberg, Alyssa Rodriguez, and Karlie Strandberg.