Daniel Lee Gonzalez
August 19, 1985  -  May 7, 2017

Daniel Lee Gonzalez

Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX  78363
Thursday, May 11, 2017
4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX  78363
Thursday, May 11, 2017
7:00 p.m.
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Funeral Mass
St. James Catholic Church
605 West Third Street
Bishop, TX  78343
Friday, May 12, 2017
10:00 a.m.
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St. James Catholic Cemetery
Bishop, TX  78343

Daniel Lee Gonzalez, age 31, a resident of Kingsville, Texas passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Kingsville. He was born August 19, 1985 in Kingsville to Daniel Cerda and Josephine Gonzalez. Daniel was employed as a scaffold builder.
He is survived by his father, Daniel Cerda (Linda) of Corpus Christi, Texas. Other survivors, all of Kingsville, include his mother, Josephine Utley (Robert), one brother, John Anthony Vargas (Jennifer), two sisters, Alyssa Acevedo (Juan) and Twyla Bazaldua (Valentin), and two sons, Daniel Lee Gonzalez Jr. and Davian Nathaniel Gonzalez; one-half sister, Emily Cerda (Gil) of Maine; two step-brothers, Robert Utley Jr. (Vanessa) of Kingsville and David Flores (Priscilla) of McAllen, Texas; 11 nieces and eight nephews.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 12, 2017 at St. James Catholic Church, Bishop. Burial will follow in Bishop at St. James Catholic Cemetery.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, Texas.


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  1. Linda Wirtjes
    West Jordan, UT

    The loss of a loved one is never easy, even when anticipated, it is most certainly the hardest when they are taken from us too soon. The loss of your son, Daniel who has left us at such a youthful age is definitely in the category of those hard losses for which there is so painful a reminder of what might have been.
    I offer my sincere condolence and deepest sympathy on your loss. May the outpouring of sympathy, the kind acts of friends and family and the comfort in knowing that your loss is felt by many, help you through this difficult time.
    I ask for God's blessings on you and your wonderful family. May you find the courage and strength to move forward in peace and confidence and in knowing that his was a life well-lived.
    Yours In Peace,
    Linda Wirtjes

  2. Burt and Giesla Lazar
    Richmond, TX

    Your son was a very handsome young man, we regret not meeting him. We are so very sorry, we know your pain. Praying for you Daniel and your family.

  3. Tamra Rivera
    Sugar Land, TX

    Our heartfelt condolences for the entire family. Continued prayers for all.

  4. Barbara Raulerson
    Kingsville, TX

    May u Rest In Peace Daniel fly with the angel....

  5. Christina Gonzalez
    Hobart, OK

    So sorry for your loss may God give the family strength and guidance in this time of need.

  6. Roland&Patcee Herrera Villela
    Corpus Christi, TX

    RIP Daniel son of my Beloved childhood friend Josie Gonzales

    Kingsville, TX

    So sorry for your lose Megan an boys.just always remember he lived u an the boys.stay strong.an also my condolences to his mother & family. He was a loving man an hard worker.he may b gone.but will always have a place n r hearts GOD BLESS U ALL.

  8. David Salazar
    La Porte, TX


    My condolences on the passing of your son. My deepest apologies that my family will not be able to make it with my mom in the hospital having surgery.

    With deepest sympathies,

    David Salazar

  9. Laurie Burger
    Kingsville, TX

    My heartfelt condolences to you and your family.Daniel was a kind man with a big heart especially for his two precious boys.He loved his family dearly and will be missed by all who know him.We all now have a guardian angel watching over us.

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