Jesus “Chuy” Gomez, 61, of Ackerly died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at his residence. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Templo Centro De Alabanza. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Ackerly.
He was born May 10, 1950, in Ackerly to Lucia and Fred Gomez. He was a lifetime resident of Ackerly and farmed all of his life there. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife, Simona Gomez of Ackerly; one son, Jimmy Gomez and wife Julie of Midland; two daughters, Elizabeth Anderson and husband Jimmy of Stanton and Jessica Martinez and husband Junior of Ft. Stockton; two step-daughters, Minerva Rodriguez and husband Miguel of Mexico and Erika Alonzo and husband Refugio of Ackerly; one step-son, Jorge Rodriguez of Ft. Worth; three brothers, Fred Gomez Jr. of Portland, Ore., Ralph Gomez and wife Flora of Ackerly and John Gomez of Midland; two sisters, Ruthie Gomez and Josephine Sanchez, both of Midland; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com